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Francis White
Full Name: Francis Menefee White
Date of birth: August 11, 1811
Date of death: March 22, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Texana / Jackson   Calhoun, Jackson
H 59 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Texana / Jackson   Calhoun, Jackson
H 48 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Texana / Jackson   Jackson, Matagorda, Wharton
H Jackson Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (1)     Texana / Jackson   Jackson
(1) In 1840 Texana, which was located in south central Jackson County, incorporated as a municipality. However, by 1884 Texana was a virtual ghost town. Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 189. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait, p. 194. Comprehensive History of Texas, 1685 to 1897, 1986.
  • WHITE, FRANCIS MENEFEE (1811-1897). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    Surveying Public Lands, Select  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Finance  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiary  
    1st R.S. - 1846
    Contingent Expenses  
    County Boundaries  
    Land Office  
    Repairs to Public Buildings in Austin, Select  
     

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