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C.O. James Charles Osborne James
Full Name: Charles Osborne James
Date of birth: December 18, 1860
Date of death: December 6, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1)   26th (2)   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Red River, Titus
H 18 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
(1) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Charles Osborne James, birth date 12/18/1860, death date 12/6/1931, interment in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Includes biographical sketch ("Texas House of Representatives in the 1893-1895 session, was State Senator from 1899 to 1903") and obituary in Dallas Morning News, 12/7/1931. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Charles O. James. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - C.O. James, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, nativity Texas, lawyer, Democrat, age 40 (born circa 1861). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.O. James, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.O. James, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. C.O. James, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.O. James, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College, Sam Houston Normal Institute and the State Orphan Home, to Visit  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock-Raising  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Expert Printer, Investigate, Special  
     

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