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James B. Wootten
Full Name: James B. Wootten
Other surnames: Wooten
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Unknown   Bowie, Red River
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Mr. Wooten, Red River and Bowie. Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 2nd Legislature - District of Red River and Bowie. Roll of Districts, oath of office, 12/13/1847, p. 3. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Possibly Judge James B. Wootten, Volume 1, p. 301. Born 1/8/1809, died 8/26/1865, "head righted land near Savannah Springs, Red River County, in 1853." Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1995.
  • Census of 1850 - possibly J.B. Wootten, Red River County, age 42, farmer, spouse Elizabeth (age 41), daughter Emily (age 15), son James (age 2).
    Census of 1860 - possibly Jas. B. Wootten, Clarksville post office, Red River County, age 52, born circa 1808 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Elizabeth (age 21, born in Missouri), daughter Mary (2), son James Clark (11). FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Possibly James B. Wootten, birth date 7/8/1808, death date 8/26/1865, interment in Wooten Cemetery, Red River County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned, p. 188. "Little-known J.B. Wootten," replaced farmer and lawyer Bagby (of Red River County) in the Senate of the 2nd Legislature. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
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    2nd R.S. - 1847
    Comptroller of Public Accounts and Treasurer of the State  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Indian Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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