J.D. Cottrell

James Dudley Cottrell

Full Name: James Dudley Cottrell
Date of birth: February 6, 1866
Date of death: June 14, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Plano / Collin   Collin
H 36 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Plano / Collin   Collin

Terms of Service top

House District 36
Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907
Legislatures: 29th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Plano / Collin
Counties in district: Collin
House District 36
Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905
Legislatures: 28th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Plano / Collin
Counties in district: Collin

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, J. Dudley Cottrell, "Veteran Plano Lawyer, Ex-Legislator, Native of Tennessee, Passes," 6/15/1941, p. 18. Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary, "J.D. Cottrell of Plano Died Saturday in Dallas," The Celina Record, 6/19/1941, p. 1, crediting Celina Area Historical Association. Member of the state legislature from 1903-1906. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Memorial, August 1941, p. 441. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • James D. Cottrell, birth date 2/6/1866 in Tennessee; death date 6/14/1941 in Dallas, Dallas County; usual residence in Plano, Collin County; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James Dudley Cottrell (1866-1941), photo, burial in Plano Mutual Cemetery, Plano, Collin County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills  
Judicial Districts  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  
28th R.S. - 1903
Constitutional Amendments  
County Government and County Finances (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Towns and City Corporations  

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