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James Tinkler James Tinkler
Full Name: James Watt Tinkler
Date of birth: February 6, 1846
Date of death: September 8, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Rock Island / Colorado   Colorado
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, 5th Texas Cavalry. "Tinkler, James Watt (private) age 14 in 1860; enrolled in Company A, 5th Texas Cavalry, on August 17, 1861 at Columbus; captured at Apache Canyon, March 26, 1862; paroled at Fort Union, April 5, 1862; hospitalized at Fort Bliss, June 12 through June 26, 1862; left hospital without permission; exchanged, September 17, 1862." Colorado County Confederate Soldiers, 2015.
  • Obituary, "Vet's Funeral Slated Today: Services for Confederate to Be at Residence," 9/10/1924, p. 9. J.W. Tinkler, "Confederate veteran and formerly a member of the State legislature from Colorado county," death date Monday, 9/8/1924. Houston Post.
  • Other Resources
  • James Watt Tinkler, birth date 2/6/1846, death date 9/8/1924, biographical information, interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Tinkler, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    Representative Districts  
     

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