James Lewis Darwin
Full Name: James Lewis Darwin
Date of birth: February 10, 1853
Date of death: August 18, 1928
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899
Lake Creek / Delta
Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Red River, Titus
First Day, 1/12/1897, pp. 1-3 - Darwin not listed in roll call of hold-over Senators or Senators-elect or Afternoon Session; Second Day, 1/13/1897, p. 5 - Darwin is listed in the roll call.
Texas Legislative Manual
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives
Darwin attended only last day of Called Session.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," The Galveston Daily News
, 12/23/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries)
24th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1895, p. 1.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, James L. Darwin, Delta County, Texas. Portions adapted from Delta County History 1870-1991.
- Biographical sketch, James L. Darwin, pp. 231-232. Born 2/10/1853 in Rhea County, Tennessee.
Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
- DARWIN, JAMES LEWIS (1853-1928). Relatives: James Lewis Darwin, father; Henry Lewis Darwin, son.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Brief biographical sketch, J.L. Darwin, p. 62. Born 2/10/1853 near Rhea Springs (Spring City), Rhea County, Tennessee; Populist.
Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
- James L. Darwin, birth date 2/10/1853 in Rhea, Tennessee; death date 8/18/1928 in Cooper, Delta County, Texas; banker; parents Thomas C. Darwin and Eliza M. Collins.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- James Lewis Darwin, pp. 295, 302, 320. "The only Populist legislator known to have been a Republican prior to Populism."
The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.
J.L. Darwin, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
J.L. Darwin, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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