J.D. Hanna

Jeff Davis Hanna

Full Name: Jeff Davis Hanna
Date of birth: June 11, 1861
Date of death: January 20, 1942

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2)   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bosque, Johnson

(1) District 95 is composed of Johnson and Bosque counties, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Incorrectly states member's district is 96. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Jeff D. Hanna, birth date 6/11/1861, death date 1/20/1942, biographical sketch, burial in Hanna Cemetery, Meridian, Bosque County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch and family photos, Jeff Davis Hanna, "Jeff served one term in the Texas Legislature, 1920-1921, while Pat Neff was Governor." Bosque County History Book Committee, Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas), 1985, Dallas, Texas, pp. 343-345, by J.D. Jordan, crediting Denton Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "J.D. Hanna, Pioneer Cowman, Spent Almost Entire Life Near Here," The Meridian Tribune, 2/6/1942, p. 1, crediting Meridian Public Library. Jeff Davis Hanna, birth date 6/11/1861, death date 1/20/1942. "In 1920, J.D. Hanna was elected to the State Legislature from the 98th [sic] Flotorial District." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Jeff Davis Hanna, birth date 6/11/1961 in Bosque County; death date 1/20/1942 in Bosque County; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - J.D. Hanna, postoffice Meridian, nativity Texas, age 59 (born circa 1862), 59 years in Texas, stock farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.D. Hanna, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Commerce and Manufactures  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Representative Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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