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James Harvey Baugh

J.H. Baugh
Full Name: James Harvey Baugh
Birth date: March 11, 1884
Death date: November 25, 1947

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 38th (1) (2) (4) & 37th (3) Legislatures
    1/11/1921 - 7/31/1923
(1) "Senator Baugh Resigns to Become a Judge," 7/31/1923, p. 10. Austin Statesman .
(2) Baugh resigned 7/31/1923. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 37th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, oath of office administered, 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal .
(4) 38th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1923, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 38th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, "On Members of the Senate," pp. 325-326. Senate Journal .


Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News .
  • Memorial, December 1947, p. 524. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Baugh, James Harvey. Texas State Cemetery .
  • United States Army, Colonel, World War I and World War II. "Justice Baugh also enjoyed a military career that spanned twenty-seven years. He was graduated from the First Officers Training Camp, Leon Springs, Texas, in 1917, and during World War I he served in the Judge Advocate General's Department. Having obtained the rank of major at the end of World War I, he remained in the army reserve and took an active part in bringing the Reserve Officer Training Corps to The University of Texas at Austin. He was ordered again to active duty in 1941 at the beginning of World War II, at the age of fifty-seven. Taking a two year leave of absence from the court, he served as Staff Judge Advocate General, San Antonio Air Service Command, Kelly Field, Texas. He returned to the Army Reserve and in 1944 retired as a colonel." Texas State Cemetery .
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