John Baylor Banks

Full Name: John Baylor Banks
Date of birth: 1818
Date of death: January 28, 1874

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Webberville / Travis   Travis

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House District 57
Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855
Legislatures: 5th  
Home City/County: Webberville / Travis
Counties in district: Travis

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, John B. Banks, age 35, native state Virginia, emigrated from Missouri in 1837, farmer, postoffice Webberville, Travis County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John Baylor Banks, birth date 1818, death date 1/28/1874 in Galveston, burial details unknown. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "The Late John Baylor Banks," The Galveston Daily News, 1/30/1874, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Born 1818 in Virginia. "He was elected to the Legislature from Travis County, made an efficient and active member, aiding materially in the establishment of the Air Line Railroad . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Land Office  
Public Buildings (Chair) 

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