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James V. Hutchins James V. Hutchins
Full Name: James Van Zandt Hutchins
Date of birth: June 13, 1844
Date of death: July 14, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 64 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays
(1) Listed as J.A. Hutchins in "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) I.V. Hutchins, Hays County. House Journal.
(3) T.V. Hutchins, home address, San Marcos, home county, Hays. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) T.V. Hutchins, home county, Hays. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, James Van Zandt Hutchins, birth date 6/13/1844, death date 7/14/1890. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 132-133. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • James Van Zandt Hutchins, headstone photo, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Census of 1870 - J.V. Hutchins, San Marcos, Hays County, merchant, age 26, born in MS, wife Virginia.
    Census of 1880 - James V. Hutchins, San Marcos, Hays County, farmer, age 35, born in MS, wife Virginia, daughter Mattie. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James V. Hutchins, 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
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    County Surveyors, Election and Compensation of  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  

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