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James G. Witherspoon

J.G. Witherspoon
Full Name: James G. Witherspoon
Birth date: 1844
Death date: December 17, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - James G. Witherspoon, Quanah, Hardeman County, age 56, birth date May 1844 in Tennessee, stockman, wife Harriet C.
    Census of 1910 - James G. Witherspoon, Foard County, age 65, born about 1845 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Harriet C. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Sergeant, Biffles Regiment, 19th Tennessee Cavalry. James G. Witherspoon. Find a Grave .
  • James G. Witherspoon, born 1844, death date 12/17/1924, interment in Quanah Memorial Park, Quanah, Hardeman County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in FOARD COUNTY. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen Passes Away," Col. J.G. Witherspoon, death date Wednesday, 12/17/1924, marriage to Hattie Witherspoon of Tennessee in 1869, "sent to the legislature from this district for two terms in the beginning of this century . . ." Quanah Tribune-Chief .
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.G. Witherspoon, postoffice Quanah, nativity Tennessee, age 60 (born circa 1845), cowman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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