James Spillane

James Spillane

Full Name: James Spillane
Date of birth: December 22, 1861
Date of death: March 9, 1896

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 8, 1895 - Mar 9, 1896 24th (1) (2)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

(1) James Spillane and lawyer Charles J. Stubbs, candidates for representative, discussed at democratic campaign committee meeting. "The Day in the City," Galveston Daily News, 10/25/1894, p. 8, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "The candidates of the democratic party for the legislature, Charles J. Stubbs and James Spillane, will help Governor Culberson in straightening the finances of the state when the legislature convenes, in January, 1895." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Nomination by county democratic convention to represent Galveston in the 24th Legislature. "A Lively Convention," Galveston Daily News, 9/20/1894, p. 8, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and drawing, "Hon. James Spillane," "City Council Resolutions," Galveston Daily News, 3/10/1896, p. 8, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Hon. Jas. Spillane," Galveston Tribune, 3/9/1896, p. 4, crediting Rosenberg Library. "James Spillane, member of the state legislature and until recently purchasing agent of the city," born 12/22/1861 in New York, died 3/9/1896 in Galveston. "He was nominated on the Democratic ticket as one of the candidates for the legislature from this county, was elected and served his constituents well. He resigned his seat in the city council to go to the legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Insurance, Statistics, and History (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Towns and City Corporations  

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