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Dr. James P. Blount James P. Blount
Full Name: James P. Blount
Date of birth: March 11, 1849
Date of death: October 9, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Relatives: J.M. Blount - father; James P. Blount - son. J.M. Blount mentioned in biographical sketch of Dr. J.P. Blount, pp. 92-93. Former's birth date 12/27/1822. Latter's birth date 3/11/1849. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • OWSLEY, ALVIN MANSFIELD (1888-1967). Relatives: Alvin Mansfield Owsley - son; Alvin Clark Owsley - father. Relatives: James P. Blount - uncle; Alvin Mansfield Owsley - nephew. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. James P. Blount, Volume I, pp. 242-244, includes father Judge J.M. Blount. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Other Resources
  • Funeral notice 10/10/1928. Interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery, Denton, TX. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Funeral notice, 10/11/1928. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Obituary index before 1909 includes obituaries for Dr. James P. Blount's wife Jessamine (sister of Hon. J.G. Kearby of Wills Point, Van Zandt County) daughter Mollie, and father Judge J.M. Blount. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Obituary, 10/9/1928. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Relatives: James P. Blount and J.G. Kearby - brothers-in-law. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1870 lists name as John P. Blount. HeritageQuest Online.
  • BLOUNT, JAMES P. (1849-1928). Represented the 20th district. Son of Jesse M. Blount. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. James P. Blount, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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