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J.E. McDonald James Eric McDonald
Full Name: James Eric McDonald
Date of birth: June 4, 1881
Date of death: June 12, 1952

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
(1) J.E. McDonald. House Journal.
(2) James E. McDonald. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) J.E. McDonald. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 44th Leg., 1st C.S. - Majority and minority reports on House charges against Honorable J.E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture. House Journal. Majority report
  • Minority report
    Biographical Sketches
  • James Eric McDonald, political advertisement, photo, biographical sketch, "J.E. McDonald . . . a Texas Dirt Farmer," 9/1/1943.
    Obituary, "J.E. McDonald, 71, Stormy Politician, Dies in Hospital," 6/13/1952, p. 1. Birth date 6/4/1881 in Mexia, "after one term in the Texas House of Representatives, 1929-30, he was elected commissioner of agriculture in 1930." Austin American.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "J.E. McDonald Dies at San Benito," 6/12/1952, p. A1. Austin Statesman.
  • James Eric McDonald, birth date 6/4/1881, death date 6/12/1952 in San Benito, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - J.E. McDonald, postoffice Waxahachie, nativity Texas, age 48, farmer and stock raiser. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.E. McDonald, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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