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James Boyd James Boyd
Full Name: James Boyd
Date of birth: November 1837
Date of death: January 21, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Belton / Bell   Bell, Falls, Milam
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 109-110. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 25th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. Military grave marker, James Boyd. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • James Boyd, Belton, Bell County, birth date November 1837 in VA, death date 1/21/1918, attorney at law, spouse Mary E., daughter Minnie W. Census of 1880, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Our Families Scattered Leaves family tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Capt. James Boyd (1837-1918), interment in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Captain Jas. Boyd Dies," 1/24/1918, p. "A telegram came to the family Sunday afternoon announcing the death of Capt. Jas. Boyd at his home in Belton . . . member of one of the reconstruction legislatures . . . " San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Boyd, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  

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