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James M. McKinney James M. McKinney
Full Name: James Madison McKinney
Date of birth: October 3, 1841
Date of death: 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1)   23rd (2)   Democrat Jones Prairie / Milam   Falls, McLennan, Milam
S 14 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (3) (4)   Democrat Jones Prairie / Milam   Brazos, Milam, Robertson
H 57 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (5)   Democrat Jones Prairie / Milam   Milam
H 57 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th   Democrat Jones Prairie / Milam   Milam
H 57 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Maysfield / Milam   Milam
(1) 24th Legislature - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold over senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal.
(5) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 43. Birth date 10/3/1841. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 154-155. Birth date 10/3/1841. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • James Madison McKinney, Democrat, farmer, age 47 in 1889, born in Alabama. Card File.
  • Ancestral File lists James Madison McKinney - born in Coosa, AL, 10/5/1841; died in Milam County, TX "about 1912"; burial in Little River Cemetery, Milam County, TX; spouse, Sarah; father, Jasper. FamilySearch.
  • Census of 1900 lists James M. McKinney of Milam County - planter; born in AL, October 1841; wife's name Sarah. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Inscription for James M. McKinney interred at Little River Cemetery reads: "1841 - 1912." Cemeteries of Milam County, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James M. McKinney, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James M. McKinney, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James M. McKinney, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James M. McKinney, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James M. McKinney, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor (Chair) 
    North Texas Insane Asylum, Joint Committee to visit the  
    Public Printing  
    Roads and Bridges  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    Town and City Corporations  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
    Towns, Cities and Corporations  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Acoustics  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Water Supply  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Finance  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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