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James Clayton McNealus

J.C. McNealus
Full Name: James Clayton McNealus
Birth date: October 15, 1850
Death date: May 18, 1921

Terms of Service

(1) Hart Willis, sworn 7/18/1921, succeeded James C. McNealus, died 5/18/1921. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 34th Legislature - Elected November 3, 1914, oath of office administered to members elect, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(3) 33rd Legislature - Roll Call, holdover Senators elected on 11/8/1910 for a full period of four years, 1/14/1913, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal .
(4) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(5) 35th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) 36th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 5th, 1918, oath of office administered, 1/14/1919, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(7) 37th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/11/1921, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Obituary and tribute by Hugh Nugent Fitzgerald, editor of Fort Worth Record, "The Late Senator McNealus," 5/24/1921, p. 2. Corsicana Daily Sun .
  • Mentioned in Eugene V. Debs, letters and abstracts, Covington Hall letter to Debs, 11/6/1919. "Writes that he met J. C. McNealus, one of the oldest members of the Texas legislature and editor of the DALLAS DEMOCRAT, who read him a an editorial..." Indiana State University, Cunningham Memorial Library 2007.
  • James Clayton McNealus (1850-c.1921) ? of Texas. Born in Delaware County, N.Y., 1850, buried in Tarrant County. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries .
  • Deaths of persons of prominence in Texas, J.C. McNealus, editor and State senator, at Dallas in May 1921. "News and Items," The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 25, Number 2, October 1921, p. 149, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," The Houston Post, 3/22/1917, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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