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James Pavlica

James Pavlica
Full Name: James Pavlica, Sr.
Birth date: October 10, 1881
Death date: July 2, 1954

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • James Pavlica, Sr., birth date 10/10/1881 in Lavaca County, Texas; death date 7/2/1954 in Flatonia, Fayette County; retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • James Pavlica, birth date 10/10/1881, death date 7/2/1954, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County, with spouse Mary Ann Beale Pavlica. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/26/1929, sec. 2, p. 2. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Obituary, "James Pavlica Sr. Passes Away on Friday Afternoon," The Flatonia Argus, 7/8/1954, p. 1, crediting the Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Birth date 10/10/1881 near Praha (Fayette County, Texas), marriage to Mollie Beale at Flatonia 11/6/1906. "Elected to the Texas Legislature in 1924, Mr. Pavlica was re-elected for three terms and established a distinguished record of service to his county and to Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - James Pavlica, postoffice Flatonia, Fayette County, nativity Texas, age 50, farmer, member of former legislatures: 39th, 40th, 41st. Texas Legislative Manual .
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