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J.H. Stephens John Hall Stephens
Full Name: John Hall Stephens
Date of birth: November 22, 1847
Date of death: November 18, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2)   21st (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Vernon / Wilbarger   Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Montague, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Terry, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Yoakum, Young, Greer
(1) Jno. H. Stephens, Montague, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) "In the latter part of 1888, he removed from Montague to Vernon, where he now resides." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
(3) Jno. H. Stephens, Montague, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(4) Montague, Montague County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) J.D. Stephens, Senate District 19. List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • STEPHENS, John Hall (1847-1924). Representative, TX. Birth date 11/22/1847. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • STEPHENS, JOHN HALL (1847-1924). Birth date 11/22/1847. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, pp. 199-202. Birth date 12/22/1847. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 218-221. Birth date 12/22/1847. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, John Hall Stephens, birth date 11/22/1847, pp. 142-143. Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.
  • Biographical sketch of John Hall Stephens of Montague, p. 390. Birth date 12/22/1847; "died in 1927." Relatives: John Hall Stephens - grandson; James Truit - grandfather. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • John Hall Stephens, birth date 11/22/1847, death date 11/18/1924, interment in East View Memorial Park, Vernon, Wilbarger County. Find a Grave.
  • "Representative J.H. Stephens Weds," 11/23/1911, p. 11. New York Times.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.H. Stephens, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Stephens, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Quarantine Laws  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection (Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Offices  
     

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