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J.P. Ayers J.P. Ayers
Full Name: J. P. Ayers
Other surnames: Ayres
Date of birth: September 24, 1838
Date of death: March 1, 1885

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 28 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(3) "J.P. Ayers, for representative, together with the straight democratic ticket, is elected. This is the first complete triumph of the democracy in Brazos since the war," p. 1, 11/5/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Independent Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(5) J.P. Ayres, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Memorial committee, resolution, and page, 19th Legislature, 3/30/1885, pp. 405, 409, 438-439. Death year estimated from memorial date in Journal. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, p. 261. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.P. Ayers, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    State Fish Commission, Select  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Military Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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