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J.M. Willis
Full Name: James Madison Willis
Date of birth: December 11, 1822
Date of death: February 24, 1907

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1)     Douglassville / Davis (Cass)   Davis (Cass)
(1) Davis County existed under the Davis name between 1861 and 1871. It was originally named Cass County, for Senator Lewis Cass of Michigan. In 1861 the county was renamed in honor of Jefferson Davis. In 1871, reflecting the sentiments of the Reconstruction period, the name was changed back to Cass County. Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WILLIS, JAMES MADISON (1822-1907). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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