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James Denson Burns

Full Name: James Denson Burns
Date of birth: August 18, 1884
Date of death: May 28, 1948

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Mertens / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 59 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Mertens / Hill   Hill, Navarro

(1) MERTENS, TEXAS. "Mertens is at the intersection of Farm Road 308 and State Highway 22, thirteen miles east of Hillsboro in far eastern Hill County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Hill County, p. 1; Mertens, Navarro County, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) Mertens, Hill County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Hillsboro. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 1948, p. 562. Death date 6/3/1948. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • James Denson Burns, birth date 8/18/1884, death date 5/28/1948 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James D. Burns, born 8/18/1884, died 5/28/1948 on grave marker, burial in Rosemound Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J. D. Burns, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J. D. Burns, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Labor  
Liquor Traffic  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
36th R.S. - 1919
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills  
Labor  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Sanitary Conditions in Austin, Investigate  

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