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John H. Crook
Full Name: John Harmon Crook
Date of birth: April 11, 1811
Date of death: November 26, 1878

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Paris / Lamar   Lamar

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in article on son Jerry Stell Crook, pp. 214, 217: "John H. Crook came to Texas in 1839...married miss Stell...represented his county for one term in the State legislature, beginning in 1858." Born in year 1811, died 11/26/1878. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • Discussed in article on father, "JOHN CROOK: MARCH 10, 1776 - SEPTEMBER 1, 1856." Birth date 4/11/1811, married Martha James Stell 1835, death date 11/26/1878. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Lands  

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