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J.G. Witherspoon James G. Witherspoon
Full Name: James G. Witherspoon
Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: December 17, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Quanah / Hardeman   Childress, Cottle, Dickens, Foard, Hall, Hardeman, King, Motley, Wichita, Wilbarger
H 105 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Quanah / Hardeman   Childress, Cottle, Dickens, Foard, Hall, Hardeman, King, Motley, Wichita, Wilbarger
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Sergeant, Biffles Regiment, 19th Tennessee Cavalry. James G. Witherspoon. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - James G. Witherspoon, Quanah, Hardeman County, age 56, birth date May 1844 in Tennessee, stockman, wife Harriet C.
    Census of 1910 - James G. Witherspoon, Foard County, age 65, born about 1845 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Harriet C. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • James G. Witherspoon, born 1844, death date 12/17/1924, interment in Quanah Memorial Park, Quanah, Hardeman County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in FOARD COUNTY. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen Passes Away," Col. J.G. Witherspoon, death date Wednesday, 12/17/1924, marriage to Hattie Witherspoon of Tennessee in 1869, "sent to the legislature from this district for two terms in the beginning of this century . . ." Quanah Tribune-Chief.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.G. Witherspoon, postoffice Quanah, nativity Tennessee, age 60 (born circa 1845), cowman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.G. Witherspoon, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.G. Witherspoon, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Confederate Home, Investigate  
    Irrigation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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