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James Washington Guinn
Full Name: James Washington Guinn
Date of birth: June 11, 1804
Date of death: August 27, 1866

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Aug 6, 1866 - Aug 18, 1866 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Homer / Angelina   Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine
H 8 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Homer / Angelina   Angelina, Nacogdoches
(1) Frederick Voight, sworn 10/8/1866, succeeded James W. Guinn, died 8/18/1866. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age 62 in 1866. Remarks: died Aug. 1866. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • GUINN, JAMES WASHINGTON (1804-1866). "Guinn moved with his family to Cherokee County, Texas, in 1858, joining his brother Robert Henry who was a lawyer in Rusk." Relatives: James Washington Guinn and Robert Henry Guinn - brothers. [See also, Descendants of Robert Gwin of Augusta Co, Virginia.] Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 63. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Guinn, James Washington. "Guinn moved with his family to Cherokee County, Texas, in 1858, joining his brother Robert Henry who was a lawyer in Rusk.". Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Third generation, John Guin, children of marriage of John Guin and Rachel Shields Guin. Relatives: James Washington Guin (born 6/11/1804, died 8/27/1866 in Austin) and Robert Henry Guin (born 1/19/1822) - brothers. Descendants of Robert Gwin of Augusta Co, Virginia, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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    11th R.S. - 1866
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