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J. D. Burns 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 Denson Burns, birth date 8/18/1884, death date 5/28/1948 on grave marker, interment in Rosemound Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. D. Burns, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J. D. Burns, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Sanitary Conditions in Austin, Investigate  

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