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James Francis Barron

Full Name: James Francis Barron
Date of birth: June 9, 1851
Date of death: March 29, 1926

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)   Populist Strawn / Palo Pinto   Eastland, Palo Pinto

(1) J.F. Barron, Strawn, Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) STRAWN, TX, southwestern Palo Pinto County. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Palo Pinto—J.F. Barron. House Journal.
(4) Strawn, Palo Pinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) J.F. Barron, Strawn, Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) Strawn, Palo Pinto County. "Hon. J.F. Barron, representative of this District is at his home near Strawn, and is too ill to leave his room." Palo Pinto Tribune, 4/19/1895, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) J.F. Barron, Eastland County. Composite photo, 24th Legislature. State Preservation Board.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Jas. M. Barron, Justice Precinct 3, Eastland County, age 29, born circa 1851 in Virginia, farmer, wife Cornelia E., son Chas. H., daughter Minnie L.
    Census of 1900 - Jno. F. Barron, Justice Precincts 2-3, Ranger, Eastland County, age 49, born June 1851 in Virginia, farmer, wife Carmelia E., sons Charles A., Joseph H., Jno. Elmore, and James C., daughters Mimi L., Delia Ellen, and Allice Belle.
    Census of 1910 - Jame F. Barron, Justice Precinct 1, Dawson County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Virginia, banker, wife Cornelia, sons Joseph H., John Elmer, and James Clyde, daughters Ollie Belle and Thelma E. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • James Francis Barron, birth date 6/9/1851 in Virginia, death date 3/29/1926 in Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Death notice, J.F. Barron, "One of Dawson County Organizers Is Dead," Lamesa, Dawson County, 3/29/1926, p. 1. "Barron was a member of the Legislature prior to coming here." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • James Francis Barron of Strawn, Palo Pinto County, p. 295. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.


  • Photograph. J.F. Barron, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Claims and Accounts  
Contingent Expenses  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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