J.M. Glasco

Jesse Martin Glasco

Full Name: Jesse Martin Glasco
Date of birth: May 12, 1818
Date of death: December 17, 1886

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Gilmer / Upshur   Upshur

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • GLASCO, JESSE MARTIN (1818-1886). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Jesse M. Glasco, p. 111. Mentioned, pp. 11, 25, 40, 44, 77, 92. Appointed Postmaster of Gilmer, 3/15/1860. A History of Upshur County, Texas, 1966.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 17th Cavalry, Company G. Military grave marker, Jesse Martin Glasco, birth date 5/12/1816, death date 12/17/1886, burial in Grice Cemetery, Grice, Upshur County. Find a Grave.
  • Mexican War, served under Col. John Coffee "Jack" Hays; Confederate States Army, 17th Cavalry, Company G, served under Capt. William E. Simpson. Handbook of Texas Online.


  • Photograph. J.M. Glasco, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
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