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James R. Cole James Reid Cole
Full Name: James Reid Cole
Date of birth: November 17, 1839
Date of death: October 28, 1917

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Kentucky Town / Grayson   Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Grayson, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young
(1) Cole was "elected as representative running as a moderate Democrat for Jack, Wise, and Grayson counties to the Twelfth Texas Legislature . . ." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) In 1924 the Kentucky Town post office was discontinued and replaced by rural delivery from Whitewright. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) 12th Provisional Legislature - Cole qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870, p. 7, House Journal.
(4) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Col. James Reid Cole, birth date 11/17/1839, death date 10/27/1917, family photos, biographical sketches, interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • COLE, JAMES REID (1839-1917). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel. "(Lieut.) Served in the following NC units early in the war. Guilford Grays, Second Calvary, Co. F. 1st Sgt., 54th Inf. Adjutant, Lt., 22nd Inf. Adjutant, Lt." Biographical sketch, Col. James Reid Cole, Source "Seven Decades of My Life," by James Reid Cole, 1913, published privately. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James R. Cole, 12th Legislature, Austin History Center
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • Democratic Members of the House of Representatives, 12th Legislature, April 18, 1871 (Austin History Center). Austin History Center.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Education  
    Privileges and Elections  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Education  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Examine Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Thirteenth Amendment, Report of  
     

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