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J.W. Walker James Wilcox Walker
Full Name: James Wilcox Walker
Date of birth: February 26, 1858
Date of death: August 1, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - Jas W. Walker, Decatur, Wise County, age 61, born circa 1859 in Illinois, spouse Emmie, children Jos, Elinor, Dewey, Buford, Eunice, Lois, and Victor; occupation: "State Representative, House of Reps." FamilySearch.
  • James Wilcox Walker, birth date 2/26/1858 in Springfield, Illinois; death date 8/1/1941 in Chillicothe, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James W. Walker (1858-1941) on gravestone, interment in Eastside Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise County, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - J.W. Walker, postoffice Decatur, nativity Texas, age 59 (born circa 1860), 59 years in Texas, farmer and stock raiser, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Wise County, Obituary, "Last Rites for Former Official Here 2:30 Sunday," Bridgeport Index, 8/8/1941, p. 1. Judge J.W. Walker, born 1858, death date Friday, 8/1/1941, marriage to Emily Rebecca Gilley. "He served two terms as county judge and one as state representative, both offices being filled with credit and honor to himself and his constituents." TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.W. Walker, 36th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor  
    Parole Law Revision  
    Public Health  
     

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