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James Quilbert Chenoweth

J.Q. Chenoweth
Full Name: James Quilbert Chenoweth
Birth date: February 9, 1841
Death date: June 20, 1909

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (2) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
  • House, 17th (1) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 15th Kentucky Cavalry. Military grave marker, James Q. Chenoweth (1834-1909), burial in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky. Includes portraits, obituary from The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Find a Grave .
  • CHENOWETH, JAMES Q. (1841-1909). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, James Quilbert Chenoweth, "Field Officers of Kentucky CSA Units," p. 286-287. Birth date 2/9/1841 in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentuckians in Gray 2008.
  • Confederate States Army. "Appointed colonel, September 6, 1864, and ordered to go behind Union lines in Kentucky and recruit a regiment. Raised Chenoweth's Kentucky Calvary, a unit in Gen. Adam Johnson's partisan brigade, and led this regiment to the end of the war." Kentuckians in Gray 2008.
  • Obituary, "Colonel J.Q. Chenoweth," The Daily Favorite (Bonham, Texas), 7/20/1909, p. 1, crediting Bonham Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, James Q. Chenoweth, p. 254. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, J.Q. Chenoweth, History of Fannin County, Texas, by W.A. Carter, 1885, p. 125. Chenowith was "a democrat of the bourbon school." Fannin County, TXGenWeb Project .
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