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James L. Fountain James L. Fountain
Full Name: James Lyde Fountain
Date of birth: February 5, 1853
Date of death: January 7, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Grimes
H 45 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 45 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 45 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 55 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Madison
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 37th Legislature, R.S., 1/24/1921, p. 214. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • James Lyde Fountain, birth date 2/5/1853 in Alabama, death date 1/7/1921 in Brazos County, biographical sketch, photo, memorial resolution, interment in Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 2018. Birth date 2/5/1853. "Mr. Fountain is a Democrat by birth, and in 1876 he cast his first presidential vote for Samuel Tilden." A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James L. Fountain, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James L. Fountain, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James L. Fountain, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James L. Fountain, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James L. Fountain, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Appropriations  
    Banks and Banking  
    Counties  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Medical Department of the State University (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Education  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health  
    State Asylums  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    Railroad Commission  
    State Asylums  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural and Mechanical College and Prairie View Normal and Industrial College (Chair) 
    Education  
    Finance  
    Public Debt  
    Railroad Commission  
    Representative Districts  
    Sam Houston Normal Institute (Chair) 
     

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