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J. R. Cowles James Robb Cowles
Full Name: James Robb Cowles
Date of birth: 1841
Date of death: October 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 12th Virginia Regiment, A P Hills Corps. Military grave marker, James Robb Cowles. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • James Robb Cowles (1841-1895), interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • "Expressions of regret were heard to-day when it was learned the Judge J.R. Cowles of Sherman was dead." "Local Condensations: Tuesday, October 22, 1895," Sunday Gazetteer (Denison), 10/27/1895, p. 1, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. R. Cowles, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Internal Improvement  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Towns, Cities, and Corporations  

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