A.N. Jordan

Full Name: A. N. Jordan
Date of death: May 6, 1866

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Nov 4, 1861 - May 6, 1866 9th (2) (3) (4)   10th (1)     Houston / Harris   Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris

(1) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal.
(2) Jordan did not attend 1st Called Session until 2/27/1863. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the long term" (four years), 11/12/1861, p. 42. Senate Journal.
(4) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 11/4/1861, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - A.N. Jordan, Houston, Harris County, age 31, born circa 1829 in Virginia, attorney at law, living in household with Mary F. Jordan. FamilySearch.
  • "Houston papers announce the death at his residence in that city, Monday night last (5/6/1866), of Hon. A.N. Jordan, formerly State Senator from that district," Thursday, 5/10/1866, p. 2. A.N. Jordan, announcement of death and memorial resolution at District Court in Houston, 5/8/1866 minutes, 5/11/1866, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned as early Houston lawyer, p. 80. Young, Samuel Oliver. A Thumb-Nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, From Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912, 1912. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Mentioned, pp. 12, 30-31. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.

Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Engrossed Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs  
9th R.S. - 1861
Claims and Accounts  
Internal Improvements  
Militia and Military Affairs  
Penitentiary (Chair) 

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