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Jose Antonio Navarro
Full Name: Jose Antonio Navarro
Date of birth: February 27, 1795
Date of death: January 13, 1871

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (1) (2) (3)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
S 18 Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4) (5) (6)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, Texas Democrat, 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 2nd Legislature - 12/13/1847, p. 3. Listed in "Roll of Districts being called - The following Senators presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
(4) 1st Legislature - 2/16/1846, p. 4. Listed in "roll of Senators being called by Districts, the following members appeared and took their seats...on motion of Mr. Grimes, the Senators came forward and took the oath prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
(5) 1st Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office and Classification of Senators, 3/3/1846, p. 60. Drew "first class" (2-year term). Senate Journal.
(6) Description of drawing of terms for Senators, first-class two-year terms and second-class four-year terms, 3/3/1846, p. 180. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 1st Legislature - Reuben M. Potter selected as interpreter for Senator Navarro, p. 10. Senate Journal.
  • 2nd Legislature - Senator Navarro allowed an interpreter to be paid out of the Senate contingent fund, p. 49. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 144-145. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • NAVARRO, JOSÉ ANTONIO (1795-1871) Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 976.4 N228M 2010. José Antonio Navarro: in Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth Century Texas, 2010.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Lone Star Junction, 1995.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 170-171. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Navarro, Jose Antonio. Cenotaph. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Jose Antonio Navarro, birth date 2/27/1795, death date 1/13/1871, photo, interment in San Fernando Cemetery, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in TEJANO POLITICS. Listed among the Tejanos who served in the Texas House and Senate. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Relatives: Jose Francisco Ruiz (Texas Senate, 1st Congress) - uncle, Jose Antonio Navarro - nephew. Jose Antonio Navarro - father, Angel Navarro III - son. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Mentioned in Tejanos in Gray: Civil War Letters of Captains Joseph Rafael de La Garza and Manuel Yturri, 2011.
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