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James M. Terrell

J.M. Terrell
Full Name: James M. Terrell
Birth date: October 19, 1870
Death date: March 6, 1926

Terms of Service

(1) James M. Terrell, in special election 11/8/1904, succeeded James R. Wilson, died after 1st Called Session, 28th Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Lists Texarkana/Bowie County for James M. Terrell. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(4) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(5) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) "Place of residence" Daingerfield (Morris County). Senate Journal .
(7) "Place of residence" Texarkana, Texas (Bowie County). Senate Journal .
(8) Postoffice Daingerfield, Morris County. Texas Legislative Manual .
(9) Postoffice Texarkana, Bowie County. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 40th Legislature, R.S., Simple Resolution 58, 2/14/1927, p. 327. "In 1908 he removed to Texarkana where he practiced law until 1911 when he removed to Dallas where he resided until his untimely death." Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • From Daingerfield in 1907; in 1909 from Texarkana, Bowie County, 1 dist., age 38, born in Texas, lawyer, Democrat. Card File .
  • Mentioned in "Centennial 1907-2007." Court of Appeals for the Sixth District of Texas .
  • Census of 1900 - James M. Terrell, Morris County, age 30, born October 1870 in Texas, lawyer/county attorney, son of John and Lucy A. Terrell. FamilySearch .
  • J.M. Terrell, birth date 10/19/1870 in Daingerfield, death date 3/6/1926 in Glen Rose, Somervell County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • J.M. Terrell (1870-1926), burial in Daingerfield Cemetery, Daingerfield, Morris County, with spouse Daisy Connor Terrell. Find a Grave .
  • "Terrell to Succeed Wilson," 8/23/1904, p. 3. " . . . Morris County has presented the name of J.M. Terrell of Daingerfield as a candidate to succeed the late Senator J.R. Wilson of the first. Terrell is a lawyer, and his county claims the Senatorship." Galveston Daily News .
  • James M. Terrell. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Memorial, April 1926, p. 225. Birth date 10/19/1870, death date 3/6/1926. Texas Law Review Proceedings of the . . . Annual Meeting of the Texas Bar Association .
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