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J.R. Donnell John Rankin Donnell
Full Name: John Rankin Donnell
Other surnames: Donell
Date of birth: July 1, 1864
Date of death: November 14, 1951

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
H 60 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 95 Jan 13, 1925 - Sep 1, 1926 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell

(1) Leslie Elliott, in special election 9/4/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded John R. Donnell, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) John R. Darnell. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • J.R. Donnell, Democrat, employed at Texas Cotton Coop Assn., born in North Carolina, age 66 in 1931. Obituary, "Former Legislator from Corsicana, Dies," Corpus Christi (AP), Nov. 15, states "John Rankin Donell, 87, former State Representative from Corsicana, died here Wednesday." Card File.
  • Obituary, John Rankin Donnell, "J.R. Donnell Is Buried at Belton," 11/5/1951, p. 6. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • John Rankin Donell, birth date 7/1/1864 in Greensboro, North Carolina, death date 11/14/1951 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, retired merchant. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John R. Donnell, birth date 7/1/1864, death date 11/14/1951, burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.R. Donnell, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Donnell, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Donnell, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Health  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Affairs  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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