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James K. Holland
Full Name: James Kemp Holland
Date of birth: March 10, 1822
Date of death: May 26, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Feb 2, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1)     Anderson / Grimes   Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery
S 14 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (2) (3) (4)     Carthage / Panola   Panola, Shelby
H 14 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (5)     Carthage / Panola   Panola, Rusk
(1) James K. Holland, sworn 2/2/1863. succeeded James G. McDonald, resigned 5/2/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times, 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 5th Legislature - 11/7/1853, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
(5) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 244. Born in 1822. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, & William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman & Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • "Cousins meet, find relatives in Texas and Tennessee Legislatures," 10/13/2004 Pleasanton Express.
  • "Kemp Holland, his children and grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, TX. Working File, 2004.
  • HOLLAND, JAMES KEMP (1822-1898). Relatives: Spearman Holland - father, James K. Holland - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Enrolled Bills  
    Private Land Claims  
    State Military Board (Co-Chair) 
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Education (Chair) 
    Land Office  
    Public Lands  
    Spirituous Liquors, Sale of  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message (Chair) 
    Education  
    Land Office  
    Military Affairs  
     

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