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James Linn Crossland

Full Name: James Linn Crossland
Date of birth: December 1, 1818
Date of death: January 2, 1892

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

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - James L. Crossland, Nacogdoches County, age 42, born circa 1818 in South Carolina, farmer, living in household with Nancy Crossland, age 36, and children.
    Census of 1880 - J.L. Crossland, Nacogdoches County, age 62, born circa 1818 in South Carolina, farmer, wife E.F. Crossland. FamilySearch. 1860 1880
  • James Linn Crossland, birth date 12/1/1818, death date 1/2/1892, burial in Redland Cemetery, Douglass, Nacogdoches County, with spouse Nancy W. Taylor Crossland (1824-1862). Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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  
Insurance and Statistics  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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