J.W. Baines

Joseph Wilson Baines

Full Name: Joseph Wilson Baines
Date of birth: January 24, 1846
Date of death: November 18, 1906

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Blanco / Blanco   Blanco, Gillespie, Llano

Terms of Service top

House District 89
Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905
Legislatures: 28th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Blanco / Blanco
Counties in district: Blanco, Gillespie, Llano

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HCR 171. Accepting the portrait of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., father of President Lyndon B. Johnson and expressing appreciation to those who commissioned the portrait. Mentions Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr.'s wife's father, Joseph Wilson Baines, "Secretary of the State of Texas and a Member of the House of Representatives." Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company of Cadets under Captain Randle. Joseph Wilson Baines, widow Mrs. Ruth A. Baines, marriage date 9/12/1869 in Collin County, death date 11/18/1906 in Gillespie County. Pension File No. 39145, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Joseph W. Baines, birth date 1/24/1846, death date 11/18/1906, burial in City Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County. Includes portrait and historical marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Historical markers, Home County of Pioneer Leader Joseph Wilson Baines, Johnson City vicinity, Blanco County; and J.W. and Ruth Baines House, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission). Home County of Pioneer Leader Joseph Wilson Baines J.W. and Ruth Baines House


  • Photograph. J.W. Baines, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Internal Improvements  
Mining and Minerals (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  

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