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James William Jarrott
Full Name: James William "Jim" Jarrott
Date of birth: February 7, 1861
Date of death: August 28, 1902

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Millsap / Parker   Parker
(1) Jarrott resigned between sessions. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • James William "Jim" Jarrott, birth date 2/7/1861, death date 8/28/1902, biographical sketch, interment in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in ABERNATHY, MOLLIE WYLIE (1866-1960). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 142. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Story of "Deacon Jim" Miller, murderer of James Jarrott. "Killer in Deacon's Clothing" by Robrt Barr Smith. History Net, 2004.
  • Catalog record for recorded conversations with early Lubbock settlers Monroe and Molly Abernathy in which they discuss James Jarrott, Mrs. Abernathy's first husband, and the early settlement of Lubbock, Texas Oral History Collection, Southwest Collections, Texas Tech University Libraries.
  • 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.
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    20th R.S. - 1887
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