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John C. BOX, American Congressman.


BOX, John C. was born on March 28, 1871 in near Crockett, Houston Company, Texas, United States.


Country Schools; Alexander Collegiate Institute, Kilgore, Texas.


Admitted to bar at 22. Afterwards engaged in law practice. In his early thirties did several years trial and appellate court work as attorney for railway companies.

Severed this connection and returned to general practice at Jacksonville. At 27 and 29 was elected and re-elected Company Judge. Served as Mayor of Jacksonville, several terms.

Chairman of School Board, several terms. Company Chairman and Member, State communications of Democrat Party. Elected to 66 Congress, re-elected to 67-71 Congresses.


Spouse Mina Hill, Lufkin, Texas, 1893.