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J.S. Ainsworth James Seaton Ainsworth
Full Name: James Seaton Ainsworth
Other surnames: Aynesworth
Date of birth: July 11, 1875
Date of death: September 13, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Jas. S. Ainsworth. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • James Seaton Ainsworth, birth date 7/11/1875, Waco, journalist, Austin Statesman. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • James Seaton Aynesworth, birth date 7/11/1875, death date 9/13/1929, burial in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Liberty Hill, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • "Correspondence, Waco, Texas," Typographical Journal, Volume XXI, Number 1, July 1, 1902, p. 34. "James Seaton Ainsworth, a member of No. 188, was nominated on the Democratic ticket for flotorial representative to the legislature from this district." Google Books.
  • "Texas Trade Gossip," Typographical Journal, Volume XXI, Number 2, July 15, 1902, p. 75. J.S. Ainsworth elected flotorial representative to the seventy-first [sic] district in the next Texas legislature, and Hon. C.B. "Eight-Hour" Callan of San Antonio re-elected to next legislature. Google Books.
  • Census of 1900 - Jas. S. Ainsworth, Waco, McLennan County, born July 1875, printer. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Obituary, James S. Ainsworth, "Man Known Here Died in Fire," The Texas Mesquiter (Mesquite, Texas), 9/20/1929, p. 1, crediting the Mesquite Public Library. Member of the House of Representatives from Waco in 1903. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "Newspaperman Dies in Dallas Hotel Fire," 9/14/1929, p. 7, Associated Press, dateline 9/13/1929. San Antonio Express.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - J.S. Ainsworth, postoffice Waco, nativity Texas, age 27 (born circa 1876), journalist, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Obituary, "'Jim' Ainsworth's Body Comes Home," 9/14/1929, p. 4. Death date 9/13/1929 at age 53, born in Liberty Hill, brother of E.M. Ainsworth of Waco. Waco News-Tribune.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.S. Ainsworth, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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    28th R.S. - 1903
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