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James I. Perkins

James I. Perkins
Full Name: James Irvine Perkins
Birth date: August 30, 1847
Death date: February 25, 1923

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th (1) (6) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
  • Senate, 28th (4) Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 27th (2) (3) (5) (7) (8) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) District 26 is composed of Cherokee County, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Rusk, Texas. House Journal .
(3) Rusk, Cherokee County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(5) Home county, Houston. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(6) Incorrectly states member's district is 36. Texas Legislative Manual .
(7) Rusk. Texas Legislative Manual .
(8) Rusk. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • James Irvine Perkins, birth date 8/30/1847, death date 2/26/1923, biographical sketch, interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Cherokee County. "In 1902 he was elected to the state senate." Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army. Enlisted on 4/1/1864. James Irvine Perkins. Find a Grave .
  • James I. Perkins marriage to Mysta Blake, 3/21/1876, p. 98. Marriage Records of Nacogdoches County, Texas, 1824-1881 1968.
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