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John Ireland Edit Profile

army officer , governor of Texas

John Ireland, American army officer, governor of Texas. member Texas House of Representatives, 1872; member Texas Senate, 1873-1875.

Background

Ireland, John was born on January 1, 1827 in Millerstown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Patrick and Rachel (Newton) Ireland.

Career

Delegate to convention which abrogated articles of annexation between Tex.

Membership

Member Texas House of Representatives, 1872. Member Texas Senate, 1873-1875.

Connections

Married Matilda Wicks, 1854. Married second, Anna Penn, 1857.

father:
Patrick Ireland

mother:
Rachel (Newton) Ireland

spouses:
Matilda Wicks

Anna Penn