J.W. Harris

John Woods Harris

Full Name: John Woods Harris
Date of birth: November 1, 1810
Date of death: April 1, 1887

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda

(1) Harris always a Democrat "of the purest school," p. 372. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.

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House District 12
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Legislatures: 14th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Galveston / Galveston
Counties in district: Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda

(1) Harris always a Democrat "of the purest school," p. 372. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John Woods Harris, birth date 11/1/1810. McDonald-Harris Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • 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.


  • Photograph. J.W. Harris, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District  
Internal Improvements  
Judges M. Walker and Wesley Ogden, Supreme Court  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Removal of Judge S.B. Newcomb, 25th Judicial District  
Vacancy in 13th Senatorial District, I.N. Baughman  

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