Andrew Jackson Reynolds

Full Name: Andrew Jackson Reynolds
Date of birth: April 2, 1846
Date of death: January 7, 1892

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 7, 1892 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Ennis / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) James A. Beall, in special election 3/9/1892, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded A.J. Reynolds, died 1/7/1892. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - Andrew J. Reynolds, postoffice Ennis, nativity Mississippi, age 44 (born circa 1847), farmer, 16 years in Texas. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Hon. A.J. Reynolds: The Representative of Ellis County, Called to His Reward," 1/8/1892, p. 4. "Deceased was born in Alabama, settled in Lamar county, Texas, in 1876, moved to Ellis county in November, 1887, and engaged in farming." Includes description of the contest for state representative the previous fall against Hon. W.M.T. Dickson of Milford. Dallas Morning News.
  • 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., Memorial resolution and biographical sketch, 3/23/1892, pp. 58-61. Born 4/2/1846 in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Died 1/7/1892 in Ellis County, Texas. Married Mollie L. Leverett 10/3/1866, "moved to Texas in January 1875, settling in Lamar county, where he remained until November, 1877, when he removed to Ellis county." Resolutions - Memorial.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • A.J. Reynolds, marriage to Mollie Lee Leverett 10/3/1866 in Oktibbeha, Mississippi.
    Census of 1880 - Andrew Reynolds, Lamar County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Mississippi, farmer, wife Mollie L., daughters Lou Ella, Jennie Lee, and Willie Pearl, son Noel J.
    Andrew Jackson Reynolds and Mollie Lee Leverett, parents of Maude Reynolds, birth date 2/14/1891 in Ennis, Ellis County. FamilySearch. 1880 Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • "Representative Reynolds," report on critical condition of Hon. A.J. Reynolds, Ennis, The Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1892, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Announcement of "The death of Representative A.J. Reynolds of Ellis county, Thursday (1/7/1892) . . . ," The Galveston Daily News, 1/10/1892, p. 12, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). January 10, 1892 January 5, 1892

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Revenue and Taxation  

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