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John Sayles John Sayles
Full Name: John Sayles
Date of birth: March 9, 1825
Date of death: May 22, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1)     Brenham / Washington   Washington

(1) Included "[a]mong 1855 legislators that this writer has positively identified as Know Nothings." The party was active in Texas at the state level between 1855 and 1857. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414, 416-417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SAYLES, JOHN (1825-1897). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • John Sayles, birth date 3/9/1825, death date 3/22/1897 in biographical sketch and 5/22/1897 on headstone. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Texas State Troops, Colonel, 4th Infantry Regiment; Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, Brigade No. 23. Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 23, 59, 110, Plate No. 64. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Gen. John Sayles, birth date 3/9/1825, death date 5/22/1897, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Taylor County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Sayles, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Civil and Criminal Codes, Governor's Message, Select  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  

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