James Lucian Gilliland

Full Name: James Lucian Gilliland
Other surnames: Gilleland
Date of birth: July 15, 1840
Date of death: March 13, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Mott / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches

(1) Mott post office discontinued in 1921. Much of the area once a part of the Mott community is now covered by the waters of Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) "Politically, he is a Democrat," p. 132. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(3) 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).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant and Private, Company F, 13th Texas Cavalry (also known as Burnett's Regiment, 13th Texas Mounted Volunteers). James Lucian Gilliland, death date 3/12/1918 in Angelina County, widow Mrs. R.E. Gilliland, marriage date 12/30/1898 in Angelina County. Pension File No. 36430, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 13th Texas dismounted cavalry, commanded by Colonel John Burnett in the Trans-Mississippi Department. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.

Other Resources

  • James L. Gilliland, birth date 7/15/1840, death date 3/13/1918, burial in Boykin Cemetery, Angelina County. Find a Grave.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Agricultural Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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