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J. H. Morris James H. Morris
Full Name: James H. Morris
Date of birth: 1849
Date of death: October 10, 1917

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Oglesby / Coryell   Coryell, Lampasas
H 71 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Oglesby / Coryell   Coryell
H 71 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (4)   Democrat Oglesby / Coryell   Coryell
(1) District 53 comprised of Johnson county; District 93 comprised of Coryell and Lampasas counties, pp. 41-43, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 93 represented by J.H. Morris, p. 6. House Journal.
(3) District 53 represented by J.H. Morris, p. 853. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - James H. Morris, Coryell County, age 51, born January 1847 (possibly 1849) in North Carolina, farmer, spouse Mary I. (Mary J.), daughters Livinia, Julia, and Ethel, sons Willard, Ernest B., and Jon.
    Census of 1910 - S.H. (J.H.) Morris, Coryell County, age 60, born circa 1850 in North Carolina, farmer, spouse Mary J., daughter Ethel Alexander, son-in-law W.B. Alexander. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • James H. Morris, born circa 1849 in North Carolina, age 68, death date 10/10/1917 in Oglesby, Coryell County, Texas, farmer and legislator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.H. Morris (1849-1917), interment in Post Oak Cemetery, Oglesby, Coryell County, with M.J. (Mollie J. Compton) Morris (1847-1927). Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - J.H. Morris, postoffice Oglesby, nativity North Carolina, age 64 (born circa 1849), farmer, 59 years in Texas, member former legislatures: 31st-32nd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Coryell County, Texas - Cemeteries: Post Oak Cemetery. Morris, J.H. (1849-1917). "In the Morris Family Section; Husb of M. J.; In between James W. Morris & Gilford J. Morris." USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Obituary of Mrs. J.H. Morris, "Waxahachians Home From Oglesby Where Mother Was Buried," 7/19/1927, p. 2. Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. H. Morris, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J. H. Morris, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north 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
    Agriculture  
    Confederate Home Inmate Furloughs, Investigate  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Orphans Home at Corsicana  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Reformatory at Gatesville  
    Labor  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Orphan Home and State Reformatory  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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