James P. Paxton

James Robert Paxton

Full Name: James Robert "Jim Bob" Paxton
Date of birth: September 15, 1923
Date of death: August 4, 2009

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Elkhart / Anderson   Anderson
H 55 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Elkhart / Anderson   Anderson

Terms of Service top

House District 27
Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955
Legislatures: 53rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Elkhart / Anderson
Counties in district: Anderson
House District 55
Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953
Legislatures: 52nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Elkhart / Anderson
Counties in district: Anderson

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, November 2009, p. 898. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, Lieutenant Junior Grade, World War II. Military grave marker, James Robert Paxton, birth date 9/15/1923, death date 8/4/2009. James Robert "Jim Bob" Paxton, burial in Garden of Memories, Elkhart, Anderson County. Includes photos, obituary. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

53rd R.S. - 1953
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Seeing Eye Dogs  
State Affairs  
Water Resources  
52nd R.S. - 1951
Charges of Waste in Handling College Funds, Investigation, Special  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Affairs  
Texas State Railroad, Investigation, Special  

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