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John Stringer John B. Stringer
Full Name: John B. 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. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biography, p. 254. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • John B. Stringer, Sr., birth date 1/23/1845, death date 9/15/1895, interment in Providence Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Franklin County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John 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  
    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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