J.W. Daniel

John W. Daniel

Full Name: John W. Daniel
Other surnames: Daniels
Date of birth: December 29, 1828
Date of death: January 13, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas
H 46 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas

(1) "The election of J.W. Daniels and T.F. Nash, democrats, to the Legislature, is conceded," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Memorial resolutions adopted by Sterling Price Camp of Ex-Confederates in Dallas on the death of Col. John W. Daniel. "The deceased was born in Greene County, GA, and was in the 82d year of his age [born ca. 1832]." "Sterling Price Resolutions," Denton County News, 1/31/1905, p. 4, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Death of Colonel John W. Daniel," Denton County News, 1/20/1905, p. 4, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Col. John W. Daniel born in Greensboro, GA, on 12/29/1827, "represented Dallas county in the 17th and 18th legislatures [sic], died "last Friday at the home of his sister in Union Point (Georgia). The interment will be held Saturday at that place." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.W. Daniel, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Lunatic Asylum Building  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on (Co-Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
16th R.S. - 1879
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Reduction of Expenses in Departments, Select (Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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