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James Logan Birdsong

J.L. Birdsong
Full Name: James Logan Birdsong
Birth date: February 26, 1864
Death date: June 3, 1918

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • James Logan Birdsong, birth date 2/26/1864 in Missouri, death date 6/3/1918 in Eldon, Miller County, Missouri. Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1900 - Jos. [Jas.] L. Birdsong, Franklin Township, Miller County, Missouri, age 36, born February 1864 in Missouri, farmer, spouse Alice J. Birdsong.
    Census of 1910 - James Birdsong, Marshall, Harrison County, age 43, born circa 1867 in Missouri, painter/r road shop, spouse Alice Birdsong. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • James L. Birdsong (1864-1916), burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cooper County, Missouri. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Hon. J.L. Birdsong, 6/13/1918, p. 3. "Telegram from Eldon, Mo., announcing the death of J.L. Birdsong . . . Mr. Birdsong was a citizen of Marshall for some years, having come here from Eldon, Mo. He was an alderman from his ward one or more terms, and represented Harrison county in the legislature." Marshall Messenger .
  • Obituary, James Logan Birdsong, Eldon Advertiser (Eldon, Missouri), 7/11/1918, p. 8. "He resided in central Missouri until about sixteen years ago when he moved with his family to Marshall, Texas. At one time Mr. Birdsong was Representative of Harrison County, Texas in the Legislature." Newspapers.com .
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.L. Birdsong, postoffice Marshall, nativity Missouri, age 46 (born circa 1865), railroader, 10 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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