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James Coleman Mason

J.C. Mason
Full Name: James Coleman Mason
Birth date: April 23, 1858
Death date: May 28, 1935

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) (3) (4) (7) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 30th (2) (5) (8) Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th (6) Legislature
    2/2/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat
(1) District 4 comprised of Lamar county; District 42 comprised of Limestone county, pp. 33-34, Acts of 1901, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 8, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 2 comprised of Red River county; District 4 comprised of Lamar county, p. 33, Acts of 1901, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 8, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(4) District 4 represented by J.C. Mason, p. 4. House Journal .
(5) District 4 represented by J.C. Mason, p. 2. House Journal .
(6) Hon. J.C. Mason Takes Oath of Office, 2/2/1905, p. 274. Hon. J.C. Mason, member-elect from the 4th District, Lamar county, who had been detained at home on account of sickness, took oath of office. House Journal .
(7) District 42 represented by J.C. Mason, p. 70. Texas Legislative Manual .
(8) District 2 represented by J.C. Mason, p.65. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • James Coleman Mason, birth date 4/23/1858, death date 5/28/1935, interment in Highland Cemetery, Deport, Lamar County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Arrange Mason Rites at Deport: Former State Legislator Buried Wednesday Afternoon at Home," 5/29/1935, p. 5. J.C. Mason, born in Tennessee, "member of the state legislature from Lamar county three successive terms," death date 5/28/1935. Paris News .
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.C. Mason, postoffice Deport, nativity Tennessee, age 46 (born circa 1859), farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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