Joseph C. Harrison

Full Name: Joseph C. 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.

Other Resources

  • Joseph Harrison, birth date 10/3/1823, death date 11/9/1855, portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Joseph Harrison, State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 11/17/1855, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Harrison died 11/9/1855 at his residence near Austin. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands  

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