Reuben Jonathan Palmer

Full Name: Reuben Jonathan Palmer
Date of birth: January 18, 1829
Date of death: March 20, 1868

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Montgomery / Montgomery   Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery

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House District 37
Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863
Legislatures: 9th  
Home City/County: Montgomery / Montgomery
Counties in district: Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery

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Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • Census of 1860 - R.J. Palmer, Montgomery County, age 31, born circa 1829 in Alabama, lawyer. FamilySearch.
  • Reuben J. Palmer, birth date 1/18/1829, death date 3/20/1868, burial in Old Methodist Church Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County. Includes portrait, historical marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
  • Historical marker, Reuben Jonathan Palmer, Montgomery, Montgomery County; "served in 9th Legislature, State of Texas, and in Secession Convention, 1861." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).

Committee Information top

9th R.S. - 1861
Retrenchment and Reform  

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