James Newton English

Full Name: James Newton English
Date of birth: December 24, 1837
Date of death: January 9, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

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House District 55
Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881
Legislatures: 16th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Cleburne / Johnson
Counties in district: Johnson

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • ENGLISH, JAMES N. (1837-unknown). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Captain James N. English. Born 12/24/1837 in Red River County ("now Lamar County, seven miles from the present site of Paris, near old Pin Hook Station"). "The citizens of Johnson county further attested the confidence which they repose in him by electing him a member of the Sixteenth Legislature." Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, pp. 497-498, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 266-267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 9th Texas Cavalry, enlistment date 10/14/1861 at Camp Reeves, Grayson County, Texas, appointed Captain 11/26/1861 from 2nd Lieutenant, according to War Department memo in Confederate pension records. James Newton English, born 1837 in Red River County, death date 1/9/1905 in Johnson County; widow Mrs. J.N. English, marriage date 1/8/1864 in Johnson County. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; Pension File No. 46641, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 9th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Capt. James N. English, birth date 12/24/1837, death date 1/9/1905, biographical sketch, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 165-166. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Judiciary No. 2  
New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
Public Debt  

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