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Jo Abbott

lawyer , congressman

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

Background

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.

Membership

Member Tex; member Congress, 1887-1897.

Connections

Married Rowena W. Sturgis, December 15, 1868.

father:
William Abbott

mother:
Mary Abbott

spouse:
Rowena W. Sturgis