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Joseph C. Harrison
Full Name: Joseph Carroll Harrison
Date of birth: October 3, 1823
Date of death: November 9, 1855

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 9, 1855 6th (1)     Unknown / Cherokee   Angelina, Cherokee
(1) Benjamin Selman, in special session election 12/12/1855, sworn 12/28/1855, succeeded Joseph C. Harrison, died 11/18/1855. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 6th Legislature, R.S., House Journal, 11/19/1855, pp. 64-68. Includes appointment of a joint committee to make funeral arrangements. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 6th Legislature, R.S., Senate Journal, 11/19/1855, p. 87. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Joseph Carroll Harrison, birth date 10/3/1823 in Alabama, death date 11/9/1855 in Austin, portrait, biographical sketch ("served in the Texas House of Representatives during the Sixth Legislature for Cherokee County in 1855"), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
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