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John Childers John Polk Childers
Full Name: John Polk Childers
Other surnames: Childress
Date of birth: February 8, 1849
Date of death: October 30, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat San Augustine / San Augustine   Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) "He was elected 11/6/1888 as the nominee of the Democratic Convention to the House of Representatives . . .," p. 374. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) J.G. Childress. Roster of representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 21st Legislature - J.G. Childers (First Day, p. 3); J.P. Childers (Roll of House of Representatives, p. 1247). House Journal.
  • House Journal
    Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.P. Childers. Birth date 2/8/1849, parents Joseph and Emily Childers, marriage to Virginia S. Gilbert. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • John Polk Childers, birth date 2/8/1849, death date 10/30/1932, parents Josiah Taylor Childers and Emily B. Polk, marriage to Virginia (Jennie) Gilbert, interment in Thomas Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County. Find a Grave.
  • John P. Childers. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • John P. Childers. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Childers, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Mining and Minerals  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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