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 John Henry Traylor

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John Henry Traylor

Birth
Henry County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Mar 1925 (aged 85)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 6 Lot 36 Space 5
Memorial ID 9777 View Source
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Member of Texas house of representatives, 1881; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member Texas state senate, 1883, mayor of Dallas, TX, 1898-1900. Traylor and city attorney William P. Ellison are credited with devising the commission form of city government, though this type of system was not implemented elsewhere for another two years.


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  • Maintained by: AJM
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9777
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/9777/john-henry-traylor : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Traylor (27 Mar 1839–19 Mar 1925), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9777, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by AJM (contributor 50539672) .