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Elijah James Chance
Full Name: Elijah James Chance
Date of birth: July 7, 1826
Date of death: October 6, 1868

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 May 16, 1864 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1)     Calvert / Robertson   Burleson, Robertson
H 47 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (2)     Caldwell / Burleson   Brazos, Burleson
(1) Chance, in special election 4/26/1864, sworn 5/16/1864, succeeded Jeremiah W. Thomas. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Listed in "Representatives Elected: Opposition." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biography of Samuel Parker, Sr. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 2nd Texas Infantry. Volume II, pp. 575-576. Comprehensive History of Texas, 1685 to 1897, 1986.
  • Other Resources
  • Elijah James Chance, birth date 7/7/1826, death date 10/6/1858, interment in Old City Cemetery, Caldwell, Burleson County. Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
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