J.R. Grissom

John Rebus Grissom

Full Name: John Rebus Grissom
Date of birth: September 7, 1863
Date of death: March 25, 1934

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Mount Pleasant / Titus   Morris, Titus

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House District 32
Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923
Legislatures: 37th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Mount Pleasant / Titus
Counties in district: Morris, Titus

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - John R. Grisom, Titus County, age 35, born September 1864 in Texas, occupation "hofd wor merchant" [possibly hardware merchant], spouse Lillie, sons Carl and Ollie.
    Census of 1910 - John Grissom, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, age 46, born circa 1864 in Texas, spouse Lillie, daughter Ollice, son Harry.
    Census of 1920 - John Grissom, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, age 56, born circa 1864 in Texas, spouse Lillie, son Harry.
    Census of 1930 - John Grissom, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, age 65, born circa 1865 in Texas, occupation "captilist," spouse Lillie, son Harry.
    John Realus Grissom in son Ollie Alvin Grissom's birth record. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • John Rebus Grissom, death date 3/25/1934 in Tarrant County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  • John Rebus Grissom, birth date 9/7/1863; death date 3/25/1934 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County; residence in Mount Pleasant; merchant; husband of Lillie Grissom. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John R. Grissom (1863-1934), burial with spouse Lillie W. Grissom in Masonic Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Titus County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, John Rebus Grissom, age 70, of Mount Pleasant, 3/26/1934, Morning City Edition, p. 9. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • "J.R. Grissom Announces for Legislature," Mt. Pleasant Daily Times, 6/1/1928, p. 4, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Born in Titus County, Texas. Notes "Mr. Grissom has served one term in the Legislature and is familiar with the working of that body." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Death notice, "Mrs. Lilly Grissom, 72, widow of the late Representative John S. [sic] Grissom, died suddenly last Friday at her home in Mt. Pleasant." Talco Times (Talco, Texas), 12/20/1940, p. 5, crediting Red River County Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - J.R. Grissom, postoffice Mt. Pleasant, nativity Texas, age 57 (born circa 1864), 57 years in Texas, collector, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.R. Grissom, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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37th R.S. - 1921
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