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J.L. Harbison James Lee Harbison
Full Name: James Lee Harbison
Date of birth: December 17, 1860
Date of death: April 24, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1)   29th (2)   Democrat Collinsville / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
S 4 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (3)   Democrat Collinsville / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 8 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Collinsville / Grayson   Grayson
(1) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • James Lee Harbison, birth date 12/17/1860, death date 4/24/1915, interment in Collinsville Cemetery, Collinsville, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Census of 1900, Collinsville, Grayson County, Texas lists Jas. L. Harbison, age 41, born December 1859, place of birth Arkansas, wife Hattie, children Edna, Mary E., and John H.; grocer. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Family genealogy of Hattie Belle Lamb and James Lee Harbison; birth date 12/17/1860 in Arkansas, death date 4/24/1915 in Grayson County, Texas. He was buried in Collinsville Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • J.L. Harbison, postoffice Collinsville, Grayson County, nativity Arkansas, farmer and merchant, Democrat, age 46 in 1907, 23 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.L. Harbison, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.L. Harbison, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.L. Harbison, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.L. Harbison, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    Towns and City Corporations  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Capital Bank and Trust Company, Investigate, Special  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Educational Affairs  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Town and City Corporations  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Congressional Districts  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Orphans' Home at Corsicana and Insane Asylum at Terrell  

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