Jesse Walling

Full Name: Jesse Walling
Date of birth: June 17, 1794
Date of death: August 11, 1867

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Feb 6, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1)     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
H 22 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (2) (3)     Millville / Rusk   Rusk
H Rusk Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (4)     Millville / Rusk   Rusk

(1) Jesse Walling, in special election 8/4/1862, sworn 2/6/1863, succeeded N.G. Bagley, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Members of the Seventh Legislature, Biographical Notes - Members, April 1937 issue. Southern Historical Research Magazine, 1937.
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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House District 13
Feb 6, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863
Legislatures: 9th (1)  
Home City/County: Henderson / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk
House District 22
Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859
Legislatures: 7th (2) (3)  
Home City/County: Millville / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk
House District Rusk
Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849
Legislatures: 2nd (4)  
Home City/County: Millville / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk

(1) Jesse Walling, in special election 8/4/1862, sworn 2/6/1863, succeeded N.G. Bagley, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Members of the Seventh Legislature, Biographical Notes - Members, April 1937 issue. Southern Historical Research Magazine, 1937.
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Interred originally at Walling Bend Cemetery. Reinterred at Whitney Cemetery in 1950. Hill County, Texas, 1998.
  • Relatives: J.B. Walling of Wichita Falls (52nd-55th Legislatures) is a descendant of Jesse Walling (2nd, 7th, and 9th Legislatures). Curtis Bishop, "Historic Names in the 54th: Descendants of many who made early Texas history carry on family traditions of service to their State as members of the 54th Legislature," Volume XVI, Number 1, June 1955, pp. 37, 38, 40. Texas Parade.

Committee Information top

9th R.S. - 1861
Private Land Claims  
7th R.S. - 1857
Land Office  
Military Affairs  
Private Land Claims  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
2nd R.S. - 1847
Contingent Expenses  
County Boundaries  
Military Affairs  

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