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James Matthews James Matthews
Full Name: James E. Matthews
Date of birth: October 18, 1829
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat White Mound / Grayson   Grayson
H 48 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat White Mound / Grayson   Grayson
(1) White Mound post office closed in 1904. The community was located eight miles southeast of Sherman, TX. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) Home address - White Mount; home county - Grayson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography of James E. Matthews and his son, John Hill Matthews. GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • Biography, James E. Matthews, p. 255. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Matthews, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. James Matthews, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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