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John Lane Henry

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John Lane Henry

Birth
Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death
21 Oct 1907 (aged 76)
Burial
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA GPS-Latitude: 32.4804611, Longitude: -96.4790115
Plot
Block 14 Lot 14 Space 1
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District attorney of the Thirteenth Judicial District of Texas, 1860; member of Texas state senate, 1871-73; delegate to the state Constitutional Convention of 1875. He served two terms as mayor of East Dallas (a separate incorporated community) and one as alderman. In 1888 he was appointed associate justice of the Texas state supreme count, serving until 1893.

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Find a Grave contributor, Sherry has made the following suggested edits.
John Henry (18065)
Suggested edit: HENRY, JOHN L.
John L. Henry, of Dallas, was born in Culpepper County Virginia , October 18, 1831, but he was reared and educated at Murfresboro, Tenn., graduating from Union University . He came to Texas in 1852, was admitted to the bar in 1855 and began practice in Livingston. In 1860 was elected district attorney. At the end of his term, declining a renomination, he joined McCordell's company in Elmo's regiment and served to the close of the war. In 1869 he removed to Tyler and attained high rank at this bar, one of the most famous in the state. He was in the Senate from Smith county in the Thirteenth legislature, and in 1875 was a member of the Constitutional convention. In 1880 he removed to Dallas , and eight years later he was elected as associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court. He was married in Rutherford, county, Tenn. , December 28, 1860, to Miss Cornelia Jamison. They had five children, their oldest son, Hon. William T. Henry, is one of the ablest young lawyers in Dallas. Judge Henry is still living, and is esteemed the first lawyer of the North Texas bar. His wife died in 1905. (Texans Who Wore the Gray, Volume I; by Sid S. Johnson;
Contributor: Sherry (47010546)
District attorney of the Thirteenth Judicial District of Texas, 1860; member of Texas state senate, 1871-73; delegate to the state Constitutional Convention of 1875. He served two terms as mayor of East Dallas (a separate incorporated community) and one as alderman. In 1888 he was appointed associate justice of the Texas state supreme count, serving until 1893.

Suggested Edit
Find a Grave contributor, Sherry has made the following suggested edits.
John Henry (18065)
Suggested edit: HENRY, JOHN L.
John L. Henry, of Dallas, was born in Culpepper County Virginia , October 18, 1831, but he was reared and educated at Murfresboro, Tenn., graduating from Union University . He came to Texas in 1852, was admitted to the bar in 1855 and began practice in Livingston. In 1860 was elected district attorney. At the end of his term, declining a renomination, he joined McCordell's company in Elmo's regiment and served to the close of the war. In 1869 he removed to Tyler and attained high rank at this bar, one of the most famous in the state. He was in the Senate from Smith county in the Thirteenth legislature, and in 1875 was a member of the Constitutional convention. In 1880 he removed to Dallas , and eight years later he was elected as associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court. He was married in Rutherford, county, Tenn. , December 28, 1860, to Miss Cornelia Jamison. They had five children, their oldest son, Hon. William T. Henry, is one of the ablest young lawyers in Dallas. Judge Henry is still living, and is esteemed the first lawyer of the North Texas bar. His wife died in 1905. (Texans Who Wore the Gray, Volume I; by Sid S. Johnson;
Contributor: Sherry (47010546)


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18065/john_lane-henry: accessed ), memorial page for John Lane Henry (18 Oct 1831–21 Oct 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18065, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Imagraver (contributor 47349450).