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WARREN, JOHN

WARREN, JOHN (1800–?). John Warren, legislator and civil servant, was born in Massachusetts in 1800. He came to Texas from Louisiana in 1825 but probably returned to the United States for some years. In 1842–43 he represented Brazoria County in the House of the Seventh Congress, serving on the committee on naval affairs and the committee on privileges and elections. In 1843 he was agent for the defense of the coast near the mouth of the Brazos River and had a contract to carry mail from Galveston to Matagorda.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Brazoria County Federation of Women's Clubs, History of Brazoria County (1940). Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"WARREN, JOHN," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwa59), accessed July 11, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.