J.R. Heslep

John Robert Heslep

Full Name: John Robert Heslep
Date of birth: February 4, 1867
Date of death: June 1, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 8, 1907 - May 11, 1907 30th (1)   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Burleson
H 48 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Burleson
H 48 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) Heslep resigned after Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John Robert Heslep, birth date 2/4/1867, death date 6/1/1915, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Caldwell, Burleson County. Includes obituary from Caldwell News, 6/4/1915. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, J.R. Heslep, Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell), 6/4/1915, p. 2, crediting the Harrie P. Woodson Library. "Elected to the legislature where he served two terms," birth date 2/4/1867, death date 6/1/1915. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.R. Heslep, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Heslep, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Heslep, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Constitutional Amendments  
Municipal Corporations  
Private Corporations  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
29th R.S. - 1905
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Revenue and Taxation  
27th R.S. - 1901
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Debt  

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