John Woods Harris
Full Name: John Woods Harris
Date of birth: November 1, 1810
Date of death: April 1, 1887
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Galveston / Galveston
Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda
Harris always a Democrat "of the purest school," p. 372.
Bench and Bar of Texas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 367-381.
Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
- Biographical sketch, p. 97.
Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
- HARRIS, JOHN WOODS (1810-1887). "Harris was appointed the first Texas state attorney general by James Pinckney Henderson in 1846 . . . "
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Obituary, "Death of Judge John W. Harris," The Galveston Daily News, 4/2/1887, p. 8, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "In 1873 he was elected to the House of Representatives of the Fourteenth legislature from Galveston, Brazoria and Matagorda counties, with which was concluded his public career."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- John Woods Harris, birth date 11/1/1810. McDonald-Harris Family Tree.
- John Woods Harris, death date 4/1/1887, aged 77 years, portrait, burial in Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County, with wife Annie P. Harris.
Find a Grave.
J.W. Harris, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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