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James M. McDade James M. McDade
Full Name: James M. McDade
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Hempstead / Austin   Austin, Washington
(1) Hempstead became Waller county seat in May 1873. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Name listed, Jas. M. McDade, Austin and Washington Counties (opening day roll call, p. 4); J.W. McDade, Austin, Hempstead County, born in Alabama, farmer, age 46 (in Senate roster, p. 645). Senate Journal. Senate Journal, 11th Leg. p. 4
  • Senate Journal, 11th Leg. p. 645
    Biographical Sketches
  • Austin County, by J.M. McDade, Senator. The Galveston News. The Texas Almanac for 1867 with Statistics, Descriptive and Biographical Sketches, etc., Relating to Texas, pp. 75-76, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Name listed, James W. McDade, Hempstead, Austin County. Index shows James W. McDade in 4th, 5th, 6th, and 11th Legislatures as one person; however James W. McDade of Washington County died in 1867. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Name listed, James M. McDade, p. 58. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James M. McDade,11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Burning of Brenham, Governor's Message and Accompanying Documents, Select (Chair) 
    Freedmen  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Land Office (Chair) 
    Penitentiary  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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