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John Wesley Marshall John Wesley Marshall
Full Name: John Wesley Marshall
Date of birth: February 23, 1869
Date of death: November 22, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Whitesboro / Grayson Speaker 3/15/1909 - 1/10/1911.   Grayson

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) Last action of the Regular Session was a resolution demanding the resignation of Kennedy as speaker; he complied 3/15/1909, and Marshall was immediately elected to succeed him. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 122, 2/28/1945, p. 499. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • MARSHALL, JOHN WESLEY (1869-1944). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 41st Speaker of the House of Representatives: John Wesley Marshall. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Marshall, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Wesley Marshall, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Blind Institute  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Normal and College of Industrial Arts (Chair) 
    Banks and Banking  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Lands and Land Office  

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