James Warren Jones
Full Name: James Warren Jones
Date of birth: February 24, 1843
Date of death: September 16, 1902
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887
Houston / Harris
Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
Democrat, p. 163.
Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885
Elected as a democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83
Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas
18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years.
. January 10, 1883
January 9, 1883
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Census of 1900 - James W. Jones, Houston, Harris County, age 57, born February 1843 in Tennessee, lawyer, wife Sarah.
Colonel James Warren Jones married Sallie Brashear, 11/24/1875 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- James Warren Jones, birth date 2/24/1843, death date 9/16/1902, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County.
Find a Grave.
- Biographical sketch, p. 83.
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
- Obituary, "Col. J.W. Jones Dead," Houston Daily Post, 9/17/1902, p. 6. "Colonel Jones in former years took considerable interest in politics and was elected to the State senate from this district, serving as member of that body from 1882 to 1886." Relatives: Isaac Brashear - father-in-law; James W. Jones - son-in-law.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
J.W. Jones, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
J.W. Jones, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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