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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.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • ENGLISH, JAMES N. (1837-unknown). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 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 Informationtop
    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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