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James Greer James Lafayette Greer
Full Name: James Lafayette Greer
Date of birth: October 27, 1836
Date of death: October 27, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
H 14 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 340-341. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Photograph of James Lafayette Greer, C.S.A., Company D, 4th Georgia Infantry, Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Archive.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant, Company D, 4th Regiment Georgia Volunteers. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • James Lafayette Greer, birth date 10/27/1836, death date 10/27/1922. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • James Lafayette Greer - birth date 10/27/1836; death date 10/1922; interment in Van Alstyne Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas. FamilySearch.
  • "Witness of Battle of Merrimac and Monitor Dies, 10/28/1922, p. 2. San Antonio Evening News.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.L. Greer, postoffice McKinney, nativity Alabama, age 56, farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Greer, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. James Greer, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Greer, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). 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.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Claims and Accounts  
    Confederate Home, Special  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Redistricting the State into Judicial Districts, Special  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Southwestern Lunatic Asylum, Joint Committee to visit the  
    State Affairs  
     

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