J.P. Fowler

John Preston Fowler

Full Name: John Preston Fowler, Sr.
Date of birth: March 11, 1849
Date of death: December 8, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887 18th (2) (3) (4)   19th (1)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop, Fayette, Lee

(1) Independent, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
(4) Name listed Peter Fowler; included on roster of members of the 18th Legislature as a Democrat, p. 226. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

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  • Photograph. J.P. Fowler, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.P. Fowler, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Claims and Accounts  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Affairs  
18th R.S. - 1883
Claims and Accounts  
Enrolled Bills  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
Retrenchment and Reform  
State Affairs  

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