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J.M. Ingram James Melville Ingram
Full Name: James Melville Ingram
Other surnames: Ingraham
Date of birth: December 7, 1840
Date of death: June 7, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3)   21st (4) (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Sexton / Sabine   Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Sexton, Sabine County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sexton, Sabine County. Senate Journal.
(4) Sexton, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) Hemphill, Sabine County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) J.M. Ingraham, Senate District 2. List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, James Mellville Ingram, pp. 174-175. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, James Melville Ingram, pp. 200-202. Portrait: James M. Ingraham. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, James Melville Ingram, p. 391. Born 12/7/1840. "James Melville Ingram of Hemphill . . . Ingram came to Texas in 1857 when his family settled at Sexton in Sabine county." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • James Melville Ingram, birth date 12/7/1840, death date 6/7/1900. Interment in Oakland Memorial Park, Terrell, Kaufman County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Ingram, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Ingram, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns, Cities and Corporations  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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