J.D. Young

James Davis Young

Full Name: James Davis Young
Date of birth: May 21, 1885
Date of death: November 29, 1973

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   DeWitt
H 68 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   DeWitt

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Ex-Representative, James Young Dies," 12/1/1973, Saturday morning edition, p. 5-E. Death date 11/29/1973, "state representative from DeWitt County in 1930s." Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Census of 1930 - James D. Young, Cuero, DeWitt County, building contractor, age 45, born circa 1885 in West Virginia, wife Lena. FamilySearch.
  • James Davis Young, birth date 5/21/1885 in West Virginia; death date 11/29/1973 in Austin, Travis County, Texas, investor, real estate/construction. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James D. Young (1885-1973), burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, with spouse Lena K. Young. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. J.D. Young, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.D. Young, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Salt Water Fisheries and Marine Taxation, Legislative Investigating  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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