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James Francis Barron

J.F. Barron
Full Name: James Francis Barron
Birth date: June 9, 1851
Death date: March 29, 1926

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
(1) J.F. Barron, Strawn, Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) STRAWN, TX, southwestern Palo Pinto County. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Palo Pinto—J.F. Barron. House Journal .
(4) Strawn, Palo Pinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) J.F. Barron, Strawn, Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(6) Strawn, Palo Pinto County. "Hon. J.F. Barron, representative of this District is at his home near Strawn, and is too ill to leave his room." Palo Pinto Tribune, 4/19/1895, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(7) J.F. Barron, Eastland County. Composite photo, 24th Legislature. State Preservation Board .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Jas. M. Barron, Justice Precinct 3, Eastland County, age 29, born circa 1851 in Virginia, farmer, wife Cornelia E., son Chas. H., daughter Minnie L.
    Census of 1900 - Jno. F. Barron, Justice Precincts 2-3, Ranger, Eastland County, age 49, born June 1851 in Virginia, farmer, wife Carmelia E., sons Charles A., Joseph H., Jno. Elmore, and James C., daughters Mimi L., Delia Ellen, and Allice Belle.
    Census of 1910 - Jame F. Barron, Justice Precinct 1, Dawson County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Virginia, banker, wife Cornelia, sons Joseph H., John Elmer, and James Clyde, daughters Ollie Belle and Thelma E. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • 1910
  • James Francis Barron, birth date 6/9/1851 in Virginia, death date 3/29/1926 in Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Death notice, J.F. Barron, "One of Dawson County Organizers Is Dead," Lamesa, Dawson County, 3/29/1926, p. 1. "Barron was a member of the Legislature prior to coming here." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • James Francis Barron of Strawn, Palo Pinto County, p. 295. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism 2020.
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