James Pavlica

James Pavlica

Full Name: James Pavlica, Sr.
Date of birth: October 10, 1881
Date of death: July 2, 1954

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Fayette
H 66 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Fayette
H 66 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Fayette
H 66 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Fayette

(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

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/26/1929, sec. 2, p. 2. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • James Pavlica, Sr., birth date 10/10/1881 in Lavaca County, Texas; death date 7/2/1954 in Flatonia, Fayette County; retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James Pavlica, birth date 10/10/1881, death date 7/2/1954, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County, with spouse Mary Ann Beale Pavlica. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "James Pavlica Sr. Passes Away on Friday Afternoon," The Flatonia Argus, 7/8/1954, p. 1, crediting the Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Birth date 10/10/1881 near Praha (Fayette County, Texas), marriage to Mollie Beale at Flatonia 11/6/1906. "Elected to the Texas Legislature in 1924, Mr. Pavlica was re-elected for three terms and established a distinguished record of service to his county and to Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - James Pavlica, postoffice Flatonia, Fayette County, nativity Texas, age 50, farmer, member of former legislatures: 39th, 40th, 41st. Texas Legislative Manual.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Common Carriers  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Public Printing (Chair) 
41st R.S. - 1929
Common Carriers  
Public Lands and Buildings  
School Districts  
40th R.S. - 1927
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Public Lands and Buildings  
39th R.S. - 1925
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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