J.N. Henderson

John Nathaniel Henderson

Full Name: John Nathaniel Henderson
Date of birth: February 26, 1843
Date of death: December 22, 1907

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 15 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Leon, Robertson

(1) Elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1. Senate Journal.

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Other Resources

  • Courtesy of family of Samuel Red Henderson:
    Samuel Red Henderson, birth date 8/19/1853 at Washington on the Brazos, Washington County; death date 2/25/1908 in Bryan, Brazos County; buried in Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County.
    Thomas Stalworth Henderson, birth date 1/12/1859 at Washington on the Brazos, Washington County; death date 2/17/1937 at Cameron, Milam County; buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron, Milam County.
    Relatives: Thomas Stalworth Henderson, Samuel Red Henderson, and John Nathaniel Henderson, brothers. Donated Material.


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17th R.S. - 1881
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