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J.D. Whitten James D. Whitten
Full Name: James D. Whitten
Other surnames: Whitton
Date of birth: January 16, 1833
Date of death: April 11, 1878

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Aug 8, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2)     Wharton / Wharton   Fort Bend, Matagorda, Wharton

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. J.D. Whitten sworn 8/8/1866, p. 10. House Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.D. Whitton. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • WHITTEN, JAMES D. (1833-1877). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Captain, 22nd Brigade, Texas State Troops; Major, Home Guards, a reserve unit of the Texas Rangers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • James D. Whitten. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.D. Whitten, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    County and County Boundaries  
    Direct Tax, Select  
    General Land Office, Select  
    Internal Improvement  
    Jefferson Davis, Petition to Release, Select  

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