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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.
  • 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 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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