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James King Lane

J.K. Lane
Full Name: James King Lane
Birth date: January 3, 1846
Death date: March 6, 1919

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
(1) LANELY, TEXAS. "Lanely is on Farm Road 489 four miles southeast of Dew in south central Freestone County. It was established about 1880 and named for a Methodist preacher . . . A post office was established there in 1899 with James K. Lane as postmaster." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) J.K. Lane, Lanely, Freestone County. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 36th Legislature, Regular Session, 3/8/1919, p. 885. "Doorkeeper J.K. Lane, who was a former member of this body, have served as Representative from Freestone County in the Thirty-second Legislature, and having served as Doorkeeper for each succeeding Legislature up to and including the present one." Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - James K. Lane, Freestone County, age 65, born circa 1845 in Kentucky, farmer, spouse Beenie. FamilySearch . 1910
  • James King Lane and Verbina Dunbar, parents of James King Lane, death date 7/6/1964. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company G, 31st Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, J.K. Lane. Rev. J.K. Lane, birth date 1/3/1846, death date 3/6/1919, photo, burial in Antioch Cemetery, Fairfield, Freestone County. Find a Grave .
  • "A Southern Gentleman Passes," 3/10/1919, p. 10, paying tribute to J.K. Lane, "Brother Lane," doorkeeper of the Texas House of Representatives. "As a younger man he was a member of the House himself." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • J.K. Lane of Freestone, "confederate veteran and minister and prominent legislative figure for a number of sessions," elected doorkeeper. "Output of Oratory Limited," 8/25/1914, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • J.K. Lane of Freestone elected doorkeeper, 1/13/1917, p. 8. Kerrville Mountain Sun .
  • J.H. Lane. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.K. Lane, postoffice Buffalo, nativity Kentucky, age 65 (born circa 1846), farmer, 63 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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