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Jo Abbott

Jo Abbott, American lawyer, congressman. member Tex; member Congress, 1887-1897.


  • Abbott, Jo was born on January 15, 1840 in near Decatur, Alabama, United States. Son of William and Mary Abbott.

  • Education

    • Served in Christian Science army as First lieutenant 12th Texas cavalry. Admitted to Texas bar. Member Texas legislature, 1869-1871.

      Judge 28th judicial district Texas, 1879-1884. Member Congress, 1887-1897.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Tex; member Congress, 1887-1897.


    • Married Rowena W. Sturgis, December 15, 1868.
    • father: William Abbott
    • mother: Mary Abbott
    • spouse: Rowena W. Sturgis
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    Born January 15, 1840
    Died 1908
    (aged 67)