J.P. Ayers

J.P. Ayers

Full Name: J. P. Ayers
Other surnames: Ayres
Date of birth: September 24, 1838
Date of death: March 1, 1885

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 28 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(3) "J.P. Ayers, for representative, together with the straight democratic ticket, is elected. This is the first complete triumph of the democracy in Brazos since the war," p. 1, 11/5/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Independent Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(5) J.P. Ayres, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial committee, resolution, and page, 19th Legislature, 3/30/1885, pp. 405, 409, 438-439. Death year estimated from memorial date in Journal. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches


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

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Debt (Chair) 
State Fish Commission, Select  
17th R.S. - 1881
Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Military Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations  

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