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J.B. Smith John Beall Smith
Full Name: John Beall Smith
Date of birth: March 18, 1846
Date of death: February 8, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, 4th C.S., 2/11/1930, p. 215. In Memory of Dr. John Beall Smith. Death date 2/8/1930. Relatives: John T. Smith - father, Dr. John Beall Smith - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • J.B. Smith, postoffice address in Crockett, Houston County, 68 years of age (as of application date 2/6/1915), born in Bainbridge, Georgia. Includes letter to Dr. John B. Smith, Crockett, Texas, from Texas House of Representatives, 2/4/1915. Death date 2/8/1930 in Crockett, Houston County. Pension File No. 30420, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - John B. Smith, Crockett, Houston County, age 54, born March 1846 in Georgia, physician, spouse Bettie L. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. J.B. Smith, birth date 3/18/1846 in Georgia, death date 2/8/1930 in Crockett, Houston County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. John B. Smith (1844-1930), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Includes obituary from unknown source of Dr. John Beale Smith, birth date 3/28/1846, joined Confederate Army at age 16. Find a Grave.
  • John Beall Smith, father John Titus Smith. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in father John T. Smith's biographical sketch, pp. 190-191. "Dr. John B. Smith, an eminent physician, who also served as Representative in the Texas Legislature." The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Death notice, Dr. John Beale Smith, "Confederate Vet Dead," Breckenridge American, 2/9/1930, p. 1, crediting Breckenridge Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.B. Smith, postoffice Crockett, nativity Georgia, age 65, physician, 60 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.B. Smith, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Confederate Home  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Public Health  

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