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J.B. Stringer John Baker Stringer
Full Name: John Baker Stringer, Sr.
Date of birth: January 23, 1845
Date of death: September 15, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Mount Vernon / Franklin   Franklin, Red River, Titus
H 19 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (5)   Democrat Mount Vernon / Franklin   Franklin, Red River, Titus

(1) Titus County. House Journal.
(2) Mount Vernon, Franklin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) John B. Stringer, Mt. Vernon. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Franklin County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. John B. Stringer, p. 805. Born 1/23/1845 in Pike County, Alabama. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, John B. Stringer, p. 183. Born 1845 in Pike County, Alabama, married Emma Ray. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 254. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 25th Alabama Infantry, affidavits and correspondence. John B. Stringer (full name John Baker Stringer), death date 9/14/1895 in Franklin County, widow Mrs. Emma Stringer, marriage date 11/15/1877. Pension File No. 32832, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 25th Alabama, and Company D, 15th Confederate Cavalry. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • J.B. Stringer, marriage to Emma Ray 11/15/1877 in Marion County. Census of 1880 - John B. Stringer, Mount Vernon, Franklin County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Alabama, county attorney, wife Emma.
    John Baker Stringer and Emma Rhea, parents of Emily Ann Stringer, birth date 12/10/1888 in Mount Vernon, Texas, death date 2/1/1978 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. FamilySearch. 1880 Texas Deaths, 1977-1986 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • John B. Stringer, Sr., birth date 1/23/1845, death date 9/15/1895, burial in Providence Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Franklin County, with spouse Emma R. Stringer. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. J.B. Stringer, The Galveston Daily News, 9/18/1895, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.B. Stringer, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Land Grants to Railroads  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    State Affairs  
     

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