J.W. Ussery

James Walter Ussery

Full Name: James Walter Ussery
Date of birth: July 8, 1888
Date of death: June 24, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Winnsboro / Wood   Rains, Wood

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House District 30
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Winnsboro / Wood
Counties in district: Rains, Wood

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • James W. Ussery (1892-1937), burial in Kermit Cemetery, Kermit, Winkler County, with daughter Mildred. Biographical sketch of James Walter Ussery states he was "elected to the Texas Legislature at twenty years of age but did not actually serve until he had passed his twenty-first birthday." Includes portrait. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • James Walter Ussery, birth date 7/8/1888 in Winnsboro, Texas. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Ancestry.com.
  • James Walter Ussery, birth date 7/8/1888 in Winnsborough [Winnsboro], registered for World War I draft on 6/5/1917 in Bowie County, minister, wife and 2 children; marriage to Ludie Wright on 1/31/1914 in Wood County, Texas.
    Census of 1900 - James Ussery, Midland County, age 12, born July 1888 in Texas, son of John B. and Mollie Ussery.
    Census of 1910 - Jim Ussery, Wood County, age 21, born circa 1889 in Texas, son of John and Molli Ussery.
    Census of 1920 - J.W. Ussery, Bowie County, age 31, born circa 1889 in Texas, farmer, spouse Ludie, children Paul and Christina. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • James Walter Ussery, birth date 1/14/1889 in Winnsboro, death date 6/24/1937 in Wink, Winkler County; occupation: apt. house/self; son of John Ussery and Mollie Tates Brown. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Rev. J.W. Ussery (Maud is in Bowie County): "Rev. J.W. Ussery and family of Maude Texas spent Sunday afternoon and night with J.T. Wright and family returning home Monday." Winnsboro Weekly News, 7/9/1925, p. 5, crediting Mineola Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - J.W. Ussery, postoffice Winnsboro, nativity Texas, age 24 (born circa 1889), lawyer, 24 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.W. Ussery, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills  
Federal Relations  
State Affairs  

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