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James Stell James William Stell
Full Name: James William "Jim" Stell
Date of birth: May 12, 1870
Date of death: March 10, 1961

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 37 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 37 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HCR 51. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Janes [sic] W. Stell, son of John Stell and Virginia [Helm] Stell. FamilySearch.
  • James William "Jim" Stell, undated obituary, interment in Shady Grove Cemetery, Pattonville, Lamar County. Find a Grave.
  • "Says he'll keep his democratic pledge," 11/6/1960, p. 11, Paris News.
  • Masonic Lodge funeral notice, 3/15/1961, p. 11, Paris News.
  • Mentioned in "'39 Program Will Note Anniversary." Includes photo of James Stell, the only boy in the first Paris High School graduating class, 6/2/1939, p. 3. Paris News.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his sister, Sallie Stell Eubank, 8/12/1942, p. 3. Paris News.
  • Photo and obituary, 3/12/1961, p. 2, Paris News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Stell, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Stell, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Liquor Traffic  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Federal Relations  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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