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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 10th (1)   9th (2) (3) (4)     Houston / Harris   Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris
(1) 10th Legislature - 11/3/1863, p. 1. Holdover Senator, listed in "roll was then called as follows. . ." 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 - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
(4) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/4/1861, p. 1. Listed in roll of Senators who "presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." 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
  • "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.
  • Census of 1860, Houston, Harris County - A.N. Jordan, born in Virginia, attorney at law, age 31, spouse Mary F., age 29, children Mary G. (age 3) and Harman (age 8). HeritageQuest Online.
  • 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, crediting UNT Libraries. 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 Informationtop
    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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