John Calvin McCoy

Full Name: John Calvin McCoy
Date of birth: September 28, 1819
Date of death: April 30, 1887

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Dec 16, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1)     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Feb 3, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (2)     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) John C. McCoy challenged the election of Henry J. Moffatt; 11/11/1863, the Committee on Privileges and Elections declared the seat vacant, and on 11/19/1863 the legislature sent the governor an act authorizing a special election. Murrah approved it 11/20/1863 but had already issued a proclamation on the subject November 18. A second proclamation of November 20 fixed an election for December 5 that was won by McCoy, probably sworn before the last day of the session, December 16. Journals after December 3rd are missing. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) McCoy, sworn 2/3/1863, succeeded Nicholas H. Darnell. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

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9th R.S. - 1861
Agricultural Affairs  
Institutions for the Blind, Deaf, and Dumb and Lunatic Asylum  
Land Office  
State Military Board  

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