John W. Posey

John W. Posey

Full Name: John W. Posey
Date of birth: October 10, 1840
Date of death: June 14, 1911

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Capt. J.W. Posey, birth date 10/10/1840 in South Carolina, death date 6/14/1911 in Granger, Williamson County, Texas, city attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.W. Posey (1840-1911), burial in Granger City Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Mortuary: Captain John W. Posey," 6/16/1911, p. 2, Granger, Tex., dateline June 15. "Served this county in the legislature in the reconstruction days of the '60s"; Granger city attorney at time of death. Galveston Daily News.
  • J.M. Posey. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  
12th R.S. - 1871
Enrolled Bills  
Public Lands and Land Office  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Conduct of Comptroller A. Bledsoe, Select Committee  
Division of the State, Select  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 

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