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James Reily
Full Name: James Reily
Date of birth: July 3, 1811
Date of death: April 14, 1864

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) On May 6, 1852, he served as chairman of the state Whig party convention but soon thereafter broke with the party because its presidential nominee, Winfield Scott, opposed slavery. Reily was elected to the House of the Fifth Texas Legislature, 1853-54, as a Democrat. Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 157-158. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • REILY, JAMES (1811-1864). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Waco to Dallas Mail Transmission, Select  
     

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