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J.Q. Chenoweth James Chenoweth
Full Name: James Quilbert Chenoweth
Date of birth: February 9, 1841
Date of death: June 20, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
H 19 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • CHENOWETH, JAMES Q. (1841-1909). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, History of Fannin County, Texas. . . Chenowith was "a democrat of the bourbon school." HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, James Quilbert Chenoweth, "Field Officers of Kentucky CSA Units," p. 286-287. Birth date 2/9/1841 in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentuckians in Gray, 2008.
  • Biographical sketch, James Q. Chenoweth, p. 254. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 15th Kentucky Cavalry. Military grave marker, James Q. Chenoweth (1834-1909), burial in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky. Includes portraits, obituary from The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army. "Appointed colonel, September 6, 1864, and ordered to go behind Union lines in Kentucky and recruit a regiment. Raised Chenoweth's Kentucky Calvary, a unit in Gen. Adam Johnson's partisan brigade, and led this regiment to the end of the war." Kentuckians in Gray, 2008.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Colonel J.Q. Chenoweth," The Daily Favorite (Bonham, Texas), 7/20/1909, p. 1, crediting Bonham Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.Q. Chenoweth, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.Q. Chenoweth, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Memorial Resolutions for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Memorial Services for Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Congressional Districts  
    Congressional Districts, Apportionment  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  

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