James Watterson Showalter

Full Name: James Watterson Showalter
Date of birth: April 1848
Date of death: February 6, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 83 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Duval, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal

(1) "Made the race as a Democrat." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(2) 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

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Walterson Showalter, Scott County, Kentucky, age 52, born April 1848 in Kentucky, lawyer, widowed, living in household of father B.F. Showalter.
    Census of 1920 - Watterson Showalter, Scott County, Kentucky, age 71, farmer, wife Virginia, daughter Eleanor.
    James Watterson Showalter, born circa 1849, death date 2/6/1922 in Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky. FamilySearch. 1900 1920 Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962. Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999
  • W. Showalter (1848-1922), burial in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Watterson Showalter, The Lexington Herald (Lexington, Kentucky), 2/7/1922, p. 2. "He was a native Kentuckian, but spent several years of the early part of his life in Texas, where he practiced law." Father Benoni Showalter, widow the former Miss Virginia Keene, daughter Eleanora Showalter. Newspapers.com.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Printing  

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