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J.M. Rickerson Jesse Marion Rickerson
Full Name: Jesse Marion Rickerson
Date of birth: September 19, 1876
Date of death: May 20, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1)   Democrat Atlanta / Cass   Cass
(1) "Ex-Collin Boy Elected: Jesse M. Rickerson Chosen Representative from Cass County," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 8/8/1912, p. 11, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "J.M. Rickerson Dies; Funeral Set Saturday," 5/21/1959, p. 2. "Mr. Rickerson was born in Palo Pinto County [sic] Sept. 19, 1876. He had lived in Waco 33 years. He was a former school teacher . . . employed in the McLennan County Clerk's office since 1912." Waco News-Tribune.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Jesse M. Rickerson, Corporal, Company C, 4th Texas Infantry, military service 6/30/1898 to 11/9/1898, residence Waco, birth date 9/19/1876, death date 5/20/1959. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Corporal Jesse M. Rickerson, "From Camp Mosby: Army Personals and Happenings, San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 10, 1898." The Democrat (McKinney, Texas), 11/17/1898, p. 1, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Rickerson, Jesse M. United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-247. Corporal, Company C, 4th Texas Volunteer Infantry. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Jesse M. Rickerson, born September 1876 in Texas, age 24, school teacher, spouse Minnie.
    Census of 1910 - J.M. Rickerson, Atlanta, Cass County, age 32, born circa 1878 in Texas, retail merchant - racket store, spouse Minnie, children Clyde, Ruby, Gertrude, Benjamin, in-laws Robert M. and Jane Dickerson.
    Census of 1920 - Jesse M. Rickerson, Collin County, age 43, teacher, spouse Minnie, children Minnie Clyde, Ruby Estelle, Mary Gertrude, Robert Benjamin, father-in-law Robert M. Dickerson.
    Census of 1930 - J.M. Rickerson, Waco, McLennan County, age 54, teacher/school, spouse Minnie.
    Census of 1940 - James [sic] M. Rickerson, Waco, McLennan County, age 63, owner and operator - retail grocery, spouse Minnie. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Jesse Marion Rickerson, birth date 9/19/1876 in Collin County, death date 5/20/1959 in Waco, McLennan County, occupation: deputy, County Clerks' Office. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jesse M. Rickerson (1876-1959), interment with Minnie E. Rickerson in Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • "Hon. Jesse M. Rickerson, formerly of this county but now local representative from Cass county." "A Brilliant Closing of Most Successful of All Picknics," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 8/28/1913, p. 11, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.
    Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "J.M. Rickerson of Waco was a pleasant visitor in Atlanta Saturday with old friends. He left here 35 years ago and served Cass County as Representative in the 33rd Legislature." The Citizens Journal (Atlanta, Texas), 6/30/1949, p. 4, crediting Atlanta Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - J.M. Rickerson, postoffice Atlanta, nativity Texas, age 36 (born circa 1877), teacher, 35 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Rickerson, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Education  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Forestry  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Printing  
     

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