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James W. Truitt James W. Truitt
Full Name: James W. Truitt
Other surnames: Truit
Date of birth: November 7, 1845
Date of death: August 29, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Sabine, Shelby
H 5 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby
H 8 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Canton / Shelby   Panola, Shelby
(1) Spells last name "Truit" Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Spells last name "Truit" House Journal.
(3) Spells last name "Truitt" and "Truit" House Journal.
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) Spells last name "Truit" House Journal.
(6) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(7) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • TRUITT, JAMES W. (1845-1922). Relatives: John H. Truitt and James W. Truitt - brothers. John H. Truitt and James W. Truitt - grandsons, James Alfred Truitt (1795-1870) - grandfather. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James W. Truitt, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. James W. Truitt, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. James W. Truitt, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance, Statistics, and History (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    North Texas Asylum at Terrell  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
    State Printing at the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Investigate, Special  
    Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    County Governments and County Finances  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Printing and Binding Reports of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals  
    Public Printing  
     

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