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J.M. Kennedy
Full Name: James Millard Kennedy
Date of birth: September 23, 1868
Date of death: April 19, 1942

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Sep 9, 1914 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Marlin / Falls   Falls
(1) Lists James M. Kennedy, Editor and Publisher of Marlin Democrat in Marlin, Falls County, "Democratic," established 1890. N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1919, Volume 2, p. 953. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. UNT Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries.
(2) "J.M. Kennedy Legislative Aspirant," Marlin, Texas, Sept. 5, 9/8/1914, p. 5. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
(3) "Two Representatives Named: Special Election Held in Falls County and Sixty-Third District - J.M. Kennedy and N.P. Houx Unopposed," 9/9/1914, p. 8. Results of special election 9/8/1914. J.M. Kennedy, "editor of Marlin Daily Democrat," and Major Houx is "at present chairman of the democratic executive committee of Limestone County." Fields resigned to be Lott postmaster; Coffey resigned to be Eddy postmaster. Galveston Daily News.
(4) J.M. Kennedy, sworn 9/9/1914, succeeded M.C. Fields, resigned 8/30/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • J.M. Kennedy photo and obituary, "J.M. Kennedy, Publisher of Marlin, Dies," 4/20/1942, p. 6. "Mr. Kennedy, with his brother, the late Speaker of the House, A.M. Kennedy, established the Marlin Democrat." Relatives: A.M. Kennedy and J.M. Kennedy - brothers. Dallas Morning News.
  • J.M. Kennedy, birth date 9/23/1868 in Alabama, death date 4/19/1942 in Marlin, Falls County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James Millard Kennedy (1868-1942), grave marker inscription, "publisher of the Marlin Democrat 52 years and mayor of Marlin 16 years," interment in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County. Find a Grave.
  • James Millard Kennedy obituary, 4/20/1942, p. 10. Port Arthur News.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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