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James Crossland James Linn Crossland
Full Name: James Linn Crossland
Date of birth: December 1, 1818
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Douglass / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches
H 6 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3)   Democrat Douglass / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biography, James Linn Crossland, p. 253. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Crossland, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Agricultural Affairs  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Education  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
     

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