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John Lafayette Camp

John Lafayette Camp, American army officer, territorial official. member Texas Senate, 1874.

Background

  • Camp, John Lafayette was born on February 20, 1828 in near Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of John L. and Elizabeth (Brown) Camp.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Tennessee, 1848.

    Career

    • Practiced law, Gilman, Texas, 1848-1891. Elected colonel 14th Texas Cavalry, 1865. Elected to the United States Congress from Texas district, 1866, not permitted to take seat.

      Delegate Texas Constitutional Convention, 1866. De. National Democratic Convention, 1872. Member Texas Senate, 1874.

      Judge Texas District Court, 1878. Registrar Arizona Land Office, 1884-1886. Camp County (Texas) named after him.

    Membership

    Member Texas Senate, 1874.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ward.
    • father: John L. Camp
    • mother: Elizabeth (Brown) Camp
    • spouse: Mary Ward.
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    Born February 20, 1828
    Died July 16, 1891
    (aged 63)
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