J.E. Hill

James Ewing Hill

Full Name: James Ewing Hill
Date of birth: November 4, 1837
Date of death: October 13, 1916

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto
H 2 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, First Lieutenant, Company G, 22nd Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, James Ewing Hill. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - James E. Hill, Livingston, Texas, age 32, birthplace Tennessee, school teaching. FamilySearch.
  • James Ewing Hill (1837-1916), portraits, obituary, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. J.E. Hill, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.E. Hill, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
17th R.S. - 1881
Congressional Districts (Chair) 
Congressional Districts, Apportionment (Co-Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
County Governments and County Finances  
Insurance and Statistics  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  

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