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James McLeary James Harvey McLeary
Full Name: James Harvey McLeary
Date of birth: July 27, 1845
Date of death: January 5, 1914

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Concho, Crockett, Edwards, El Paso, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green
H 29 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Wilson
(1) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in drawing of Senatorial terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in "State Senators Elect: Personal Sketches Completed - Seventeen Lawyers, Seven Grangers, Two Doctors, One Editor and Four Colored Politicians - the Political Structure of the New Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • MCLEARY, JAMES HARVEY (1845-1914). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 593-597. Memorial and Genealogical Record of Texas: Containing Biographical Histories and Genealogical Records of Many Leading Men and Prominent Families, 1894.
  • Biography, pp. 55-57. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James McLeary, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. James McLeary, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James McLeary, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Arrangements, Prepare for Reception of Portrait of General Tom Green on the 4th of July  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    General Land Office  
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Debt  
    Revision of Senate Rules of Order and Joint Committee on Rules of Joint Session  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Claims and Accounts  
    Congressional Districts (Co-Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Judges M. Walker and Wesley Ogden, Supreme Court  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Removal of Judge J.J. Thornton, 24th Judicial District  
    Removal of Judge M. Priest, 4th Judicial District  
    State Affairs  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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