J.E. Yantis

James Edwin Yantis

Full Name: James Edwin Yantis
Date of birth: April 3, 1864
Date of death: December 1, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 25th (2)   26th (1)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, McLennan, Milam

(1) 26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) 25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Judge J.E. Yantis Is Dead at Waco," 12/2/1918, p. 1. "In 1896 he was elected State Senator from the Eleventh District, serving four years, after which he retired." The Daily Courier-Gazette (McKinney, Texas).
  • Census of 1900 - Jas. E. Yantis, McLennan County, age 37, born April 1863 in Kentucky, lawyer, spouse Lillie. FamilySearch.
  • J.E. Yantis, birth date 4/3/1864 in Columbus, Kentucky; death date 12/1/1918 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


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Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
25th R.S. - 1897
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
General Land Office  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Election (Chair) 
Redistricting State Judiciary, Special  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Towns and City Corporations  

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