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James W. Carlton
Full Name: James W. Carlton
Date of birth: November 1814
Date of death: October 15, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Death notice, Dr. J.W. Carlton, Alvin, Texas, October 16, The Houston Post, 10/17/1904, p. 2. Death date Saturday 10/15/1904.
    Obituary, Dr. J.W. Carlton, The Alvin Sun, 10/21/1904, p. 4, crediting Alvin Community College. Born 11/29/1815 in Greensburgh, Georgia, died 10/15/1904, burial in Confederate cemetery. "He was a member of the Sixteenth Texas legislature from Jefferson county and took a prominent part in the deliberations of that body, having his state at heart." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Alvin Houston
  • Biographical sketch, James W. Carlton, p. 252. Born 1814 in Greensboro, Georgia, dentist. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Debray's regiment, served in the battle of Shiloh and siege of Vicksburg. Obituary, Dr. J.W. Carlton, The Alvin Sun, 10/21/1904, p. 4, crediting Alvin Community College. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Confederate States Army, 6th Mississippi Infantry. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - J.W. Carleton, Hardin County, age 55, born circa 1815 in Georgia, dentist, living in household with F.M. and Wm. E. Carleton.
    Census of 1880 - Jas. W. Carlton, Beaumont, Jefferson County, age 65, born circa 1815 in Georgia, occupation: Member Legislature, wife Francis E.
    Census of 1900 - J.W. Carleton, Alvin town, Brazoria County, age 86, born November 1814 in Georgia, living in household of grandson Timothy Carleton. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
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