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Thomas Jennings Thomas Jefferson Jennings
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Jennings
Date of birth: October 20, 1801
Date of death: September 23, 1881

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 215-216. Death date 9/20/1881. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • JENNINGS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1801-1881). "He joined the Confederate Army but in the fall of 1861 suffered a paralytic stroke that incapacitated him for eighteen months." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 47-48. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Thomas Jefferson Jennings, no Civil War service "due to age and illness." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas Jennings, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Education  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Message of the Governor on Kansas Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Rules, Select  
     

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