J.M. Harrison

James Marshall Harrison

Full Name: James Marshall Harrison
Date of birth: February 21, 1818
Date of death: January 3, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Wills Point / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 4 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (2) (3)   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Anderson, Henderson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Van Zandt
H 4 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
H 18 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (4) (5)     Four Mile Prairie / Van Zandt   Van Zandt, Wood
H 18 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (6)     Four Mile Prairie / Van Zandt   Van Zandt, Wood

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Mills Point, Van Zandt County. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
(3) Canton, Van Zandt County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Wood County was established from part of Van Zandt County in 1850. Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) District No. 18, Wood County, James M. Harrison. House Journal.
(6) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Accompany Remains of Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
County Government and County Finance  
Stock and Stockraising  
14th R.S. - 1874
Internal Improvements  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
13th R.S. - 1873
Public Lands and Land Office  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
8th R.S. - 1859
Contingent Expenses  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands  
Retrenchment and Reform  
7th R.S. - 1857
Internal Improvements  
Public Lands  

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