Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

William Jarvis Russell
Full Name: William Jarvis Russell
Date of birth: January 3, 1802
Date of death: November 5, 1881

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     La Grange / Fayette   Fayette
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 165-166. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 2051. Relatives: William Jarvis Russell of La Grange - father; William H. Russell of Brownsville - son. Relatives: William H. Russell of Brownsville - father; William Jarvis Russell of Brownsville - son. Relatives: William Jarvis Russell of La Grange - grandfather; William Jarvis Russell of Brownsville - grandson. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860, Rutersville, Fayette County, listing William J. Russell (age 58, born in NC) and William H. Russell (age 21). Donated Material.
  • Obituary, Galveston Weekly News, published 11/10/1881, reporting obituaries in San Antonio papers for William J. Russell. Donated Material.
  • Obituary, Galveston Weekly News, published 11/17/1881, p. 8. Donated Material.
  • William Jarvis Russell, birth date 1/3/1802, death date 11/5/1881, interment in City Cemetery #1, San Antonio, Bexar County. Death date of 11/5/1881 confirmed by donation, 6/4/2012. Find a Grave.
  • Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • RUSSELL, WILLIAM JARVIS (1802-1881). Death date 11/17/1881. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Claims and Accounts  
    Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message  
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Debt, Select  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.