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 Joseph Draper “J.D.” Sayers

Joseph Draper “J.D.” Sayers

Birth
Grenada, Grenada County, Mississippi, USA
Death 15 May 1929 (aged 87)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 19690 · View Source
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US Congressman, Texas Governor. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army in the 5th Texas Cavalry regiment, rising to the rank of Major, and was wounded in action twice. He was elected as a Democrat to represent first Texas's 10th Congressional District, then the 9th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1885 to 1899. He then served as Governor of Texas from 1899 to 1903.


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  • Added: 21 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Draper “J.D.” Sayers (23 Sep 1841–15 May 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19690, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .