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J.L. Birdsong James Logan Birdsong
Full Name: James Logan Birdsong
Date of birth: February 26, 1864
Date of death: June 3, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Hon. J.L. Birdsong, 6/13/1918, p. 3. "Telegram from Eldon, Mo., announcing the death of J.L. Birdsong . . . Mr. Birdsong was a citizen of Marshall for some years, having come here from Eldon, Mo. He was an alderman from his ward one or more terms, and represented Harrison county in the legislature." Marshall Messenger.
  • Obituary, James Logan Birdsong, Eldon Advertiser (Eldon, Missouri), 7/11/1918, p. 8. "He resided in central Missouri until about sixteen years ago when he moved with his family to Marshall, Texas. At one time Mr. Birdsong was Representative of Harrison County, Texas in the Legislature." Newspapers.com.
  • Other Resources
  • James Logan Birdsong, birth date 2/26/1864 in Missouri, death date 6/3/1918 in Eldon, Miller County, Missouri. Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Jos. [Jas.] L. Birdsong, Franklin Township, Miller County, Missouri, age 36, born February 1864 in Missouri, farmer, spouse Alice J. Birdsong.
    Census of 1910 - James Birdsong, Marshall, Harrison County, age 43, born circa 1867 in Missouri, painter/r road shop, spouse Alice Birdsong. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • James L. Birdsong (1864-1916), burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cooper County, Missouri. Find a Grave.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.L. Birdsong, postoffice Marshall, nativity Missouri, age 46 (born circa 1865), railroader, 10 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.L. Birdsong, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Attorney General's Department  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Judicial Districts  
    Senatorial Districts  

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