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James Henry Shelburne

J.H. Shelburne
Full Name: James Henry Shelburne
Birth date: December 2, 1845
Death date: April 9, 1904

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 24th (3) & 23rd (4) Legislatures
    1/10/1893 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
  • House, 20th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
    Democrat
(1) "For four years he has been chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee of his county," p. 174. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) 24th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(4) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal . January 10, 1893
January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • James Henry Shelburne, biographical information in #7, Shelburne-Reinecker House, Bellville Historic Homes & Structures. In 1886 he was elected to the 20th legislature by a unanimous vote. Died in 1904. Bellville Historical Society .
  • James H. Shelburne, birth date 12/2/1845, death date 4/9/1904, burial in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Bellville, Austin County. Find a Grave .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, James H. Shelburne, pp. 173-174. Born 12/2/1845 in Austin County; married Mary A. Perkins; father Samuel A. Shelburne; mother Adeline J. Shelburne. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • The McCaughan Family Tree - James Henry Shelburne, birth date 12/2/1845, death date 4/9/1904. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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