Josiah Kemble. Photo courtesy of Margaret Spalding Crabtree.

Josiah Wright Kemble

Full Name: Josiah Wright Kemble
Date of birth: August 22, 1820
Date of death: August 29, 1875

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 13, 1874 - Aug 29, 1875 14th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
H 20 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis, Hill, Kaufman, Navarro

Terms of Service top

House District 20
Jan 13, 1874 - Aug 29, 1875
Legislatures: 14th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waxahachie / Ellis
Counties in district: Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
House District 20
Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Legislatures: 13th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waxahachie / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis, Hill, Kaufman, Navarro

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Josiah Wright Kemble, biographical sketch, birth date 8/22/1820, death date 8/29/1875. Story excerpted and provided by Margaret Spalding Crabtree, from Genealogy of the Kemble (Kimble) Family in America, compiled by Kemble A. Stout, pages 126-128, 1992. Donated Material.
  • KEMBLE, JOSIAH WRIGHT (1820–1875). Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Josiah W. Kemble, birth date 8/22/1820, death date 8/29/1875, burial in Red Oak Cemetery, Red Oak, Ellis County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Asylum and Public Building Repairs  
Comptroller and Treasurer (Co-Chair) 
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office (Chair) 
Counties and County Boundaries  
13th R.S. - 1873
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Land Office, Examine Books and Railroad Certificates  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Superintendent of Public Schools  

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