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Jesse Jenkins Jesse Jenkins
Full Name: Jesse Jenkins
Date of birth: January 1832
Date of death: December 4, 1889

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 8, 1889 - Dec 4, 1889 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 22nd Legislature, R.S., 3/13/1891, pp. 589-598. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 264-265, birth date 1/16/1839, served in the Senate of North Carolina in 1874-1875. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • Jesse Jenkins, Democrat, lawyer, age 50 in 1889, born in North Carolina. Card File.
  • Jesse Jenkins, birth date January 1832 in North Carolina, death date 12/4/1889 in Meridian, Texas, burial in Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jesse Jenkins, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Minerals  

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