Janson, Jean (1823-1896)

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Jean Janson, grandson of Abraham Janson, was a farmer in Harxheim, and was for nearly 25 years a member of the Palatine legislature at Speyer and 1881-86 a delegate to the Reichstag. His service to the cause of agriculture was recognized by Bismarck in a letter dated 18 January 1879 (found in ML II, 392). Jean Janson was the possessor of the Bavarian Order of St. Michael, second class.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 392.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957

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