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J.J. Dix John James Dix
Full Name: John James Dix, Jr.
Date of birth: March 27, 1826
Date of death: March 24, 1905

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 83 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Benavides / Duval   Duval, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • DIX, JOHN JAMES, JR. (1826-1910). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, John J. Dix, pp. 335-336. Born 3/27/1826 in Dixboro, Washtenaw County, Michigan Territory, married Cynthia J. McNeill at Fort Merrill, Live Oak County, on 10/21/1856. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Military Service Notes
  • John J. Dix, Ranger Rolls - Statehood, and Captain John J. Dix, Civil War Index - Abstracts of Muster Rolls. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Company K, Colonel J.M. Norris' frontier regiment, 3/8/1862 for one year. 1st Sergeant in local company to defend abandoned country west of the Nueces River, September 1863-June 1864. Confederate States Army, Captain, Acting Assistant Quartermaster, and Acting Assistant Commissary Officer in expeditionary forces under Colonel John S. Ford to reoccupy Brownsville, serving until 5/26/1865. 2nd Lieutenant, Captain Ford's company during Cortina difficulties. Served in army of occupation under General Zachariah Taylor, 1845-1849. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • "John James Dix: Texas Ranger and Confederate Soldier during the Civil War," by Dan R. Manning. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Waco, TX, 2017. Texas Ranger Dispatch Magazine, 2008.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.J. Dix, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Federal Relations  
    Irrigation  
    Labor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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