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J.B. Hill J.B. Hill
Full Name: J. B. Hill
Date of birth: March 30, 1860
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Waelder / Gonzales   Gonzales

(1) District 84 composed of Gonzales County, 22nd Legislature, 1 C.S., chapter 21. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) District 84, Gonzales County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) District 85, Gonzales county. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.B. Hill, p. 135. Born 3/30/1860 in Gonzales County, Texas, married Sallie Miller 5/16/1890. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Jeffry B. Hill, Gonzales County, age 19, born circa 1861 in Texas, son of Jeffrey B. and Mary E. Hill.
    Census of 1900 - J.B. Hill, Gonzales County, age 40, born March 1860 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Sallie, daughters Clara and Mary.
    Jeffrey Barksdale Hill and Sally Miller, parents of Jeffrey Barksdale Hill, birth date 11/8/1906 in Waelder, Texas, death date 3/15/1974 in Houston. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • Possibly J.B. Hill, birth date 3/30/1860, death date 10/30/1906, burial in Hopkinsville Masonic Cemetery, Waelder, Gonzales County. Find a Grave.
  • "The Hill Family: A Unique Footnote in the Story of Texas Independence," Heritage, 2011, v. 2, pp. 4-5, crediting the Texas Historical Foundation. Discusses father Jeffrey Barksdale Hill, died 1901, Gonzales County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary of father Jeffrey B. Hill, The La Grange Journal, 5/30/1901, p. 4, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. "He first settled at Fayette County, later in Gonzales county." Survivors included his widow Mrs. Jeffrey B. Hill nee Harrison and son J.B. Hill, Jr. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.B. Hill, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  
    Stock and Stockraising  

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