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James Combs James Combs
Full Name: James Henry Combs
Date of birth: March 2, 1841
Date of death: July 16, 1926

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays
(1) San Marcos is the county seat of Hays County. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Caldwell County. House Journal.
(3) Home address, San Marcos; home county, Hays. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Postoffice, San Marcos. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(5) Home county, Hays. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Interred in San Marcos Cemetery, San Marcos, Hays County, TX. Birth date 3/2/1841; death date 7/16/1926. Find a Grave.
  • "Representative Convention at Seguin," 8/27/1884, p. 3. "Hon. J.N. Stagner, of Caldwell, was elected chairman, and Sterling Fisher, of Hays, secretary." Nomination of J.M. Jolly [sic: Jolley], of Caldwell, and Dr. J.H. Coombs [sic: Combs], of Hays. Account of speech by Hon. W.H. Burges, "to explain why the Democratic majority was reduced in the last election. . ." Sterling Fisher assumed Democrat - all other members present were Democrats. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Combs, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
    Educational  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
     

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