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John Carroll John Carroll
Full Name: John William Carroll
Date of birth: September 9, 1832
Date of death: May 6, 1878

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Apr 18, 1876 - May 6, 1878 15th (1)   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Austin, Burleson, Washington
H 17 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Brazos, Burleson, Milam
(1) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in drawing of Senatorial terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in "State Senators Elect: Personal Sketches Completed - Seventeen Lawyers, Seven Grangers, Two Doctors, One Editor and Four Colored Politicians - the Political Structure of the New Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biography, pp. 34-35. Professional merchant, age 43 in 1876, born in NC [ca. 1833]. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • John W. Carroll, Caldwell, Burleson County, merchant, age 27, born in NC. Census of 1860. Ancestry.com.
  • John William Carroll, birth date 9/9/1832, death date 5/6/1878, grave marker photo, interment in Old City Cemetery, Caldwell (Burleson County). Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Carroll, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. John Carroll, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Carroll, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Visit (Co-Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Statistics of Industry, Public Health and History of Texas  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Department (Chair) 
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Abstracts of Land Titles  
    Apportionment  
    Federal Relations  
    Financial Condition of the State  
    Penitentiary  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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