J.W. Truit

James W. Truitt

Full Name: James W. Truitt
Other surnames: Truet, Truit
Date of birth: November 7, 1845
Date of death: August 29, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Center / Shelby   Sabine, Shelby
H 5 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby
H 8 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Center / Shelby   Panola, Shelby

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • TRUITT, JAMES W. (1845-1922). Relatives: John H. Truitt and James W. Truitt - brothers. John H. Truitt and James W. Truitt - grandsons, James Alfred Truitt (1795-1870) - grandfather. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • James W. Truitt. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • J.W. Truit in 17th, postoffice Centre, Shelby County, farmer, nativity Texas, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.W. Truit, postoffice Center, Shelby County, farmer, nativity Texas, age 47, farmer, Democrat, member of previous legislature 17th, 22nd. Texas Legislative Manual.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.W. Truit, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.W. Truit, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Truet, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
Engrossed Bills  
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Privileges and Elections  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Education  
Finance  
Insurance, Statistics, and History (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
North Texas Asylum at Terrell  
Privileges and Elections  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
State Printing at the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Investigate, Special  
Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
17th R.S. - 1881
County Governments and County Finances  
Engrossed Bills  
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Binding Reports of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals  
Public Printing  

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