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James D. Avis James David Avis
Full Name: James David "Jim" Avis
Date of birth: August 13, 1861
Date of death: September 29, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 111-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 44th Legislature, 1st C.S., 10/1/1935, p. 158. Birth year 1861. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photograph and biographical sketch, James David Avis. GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • J.D. Avis, birth date 8/13/1861, death date 9/29/1935 on certificate of death, interment in Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Wichita County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James David Avis, birth date 8/13/1861, death date 10/1/1935, portrait, obituary in Dallas Morning News Monday 9/30/1935, interment in Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Wichita County. Find a Grave.
  • Family group sheet, "Descendants of Michael Bush," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Mentioned in obituary of grandson, James David Avis, III. Wichita Falls Times Record News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James D. Avis, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James D. Avis, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James D. Avis, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James D. Avis, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Banks and Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Banks and Banking  
    Counties (Chair) 
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Banks and Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties  
    Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Agriculture  
    Game and Fisheries  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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