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James McGuire James Foster McGuire
Full Name: James Foster McGuire
Date of birth: December 14, 1838
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Ledbetter / Fayette   Fayette
H 70 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (4) (5) (6)   Republican Ledbetter / Fayette   Fayette
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) 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).
(4) "McGuire, of Ledbetter, Democrat, is elected by a majority of nearly 300 over Luck, Republican," 11/6/1886, p. 3. Galveston Daily News.
(5) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) Independent republican, 1/12/1887, p. 2. San Antonio Daily Express.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Superintendent of the Reformatory and House of Corrections. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Superintendent of the Reformatory and House of Corrections at Gatesville. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • James Foster McGuire, Democrat, farmer, age 36 in 1889, born in Alabama. Card File.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James McGuire, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Capitol Grounds  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    New Capitol, Furnishing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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