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James Andrew Graham

James A. Graham
Full Name: James Andrew Graham
Birth date: February 18, 1862
Death date: June 15, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 5/10/1893
(1) Graham resigned 5/10/1893. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - James Graham, Bowie, Montague County, age 38, born February 1862 in Texas, attorney-at-law, wife Bernice A., daughters Cathren, Marion, and Bernice G., son James S.
    Census of 1910 - James A. Graham, Amarillo, Potter County, age 38, born circa 1862 in Texas, lawyer, wife Bernice, daughters Catherin and Bronie, sons James, Franklin J., and Robert M.
    Census of 1920 - J.A. Graham, Cameron County, age 57, born circa 1863 in Texas, attorney-at-law, wife Alice, daughters Catherine Stringfellow and Berniece, sons James, Franlking, and Robert.
    Census of 1930 - James A. Graham, Cameron County, age 68, born circa 1862 in Texas, attorney, wife Alice Bernice, daughters Katherine Stringfellow and Bernice S., son Robert M.
    James Andrew Graham and Bernice Alice Thomas, parents of Marion Graham, birth date 11/23/1890 in Burnet County, and Bernice Sibbie Graham, birth date 9/11/1898 in Bowie, Montague County.
    FamilySearch . Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2)
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  • James A. Graham, birth date 2/18/1862 in Fayette County, death date 6/15/1931 in Brownsville, Cameron County, lawyer, wife Bernice Alice Graham. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Photo and obituary, Judge Jas. A. Graham, "Pioneer of Brownsville Dies Monday," The Brownsville Herald, 6/16/1931, pp. 1, 8. Born in Fayette County, Texas, in 1862. "He first practiced law in Burnett [Burnet], moving from there to Fort Worth. After a short time in Fort Worth, he moved to Bowie, and from there to Amarillo. He served in the state legislature while practicing in Burnett . . . "
    "Graham Rites to Be Held Wednesday," The Brownsville Herald, 6/17/1971, pp. 1, 8.
    Memorial resolution of Cameron County Bar Association, "Judge Graham Lauded as Attorney and As Citizen in Resolution," The Brownsville Herald, 6/17/1931, p. 4. "As a member of the State legislature and as Chief Justice of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Seventh District of Texas at Amarillo, he had high rank and exerted much influence by his untiring labors and patriotic devotion to duty." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . June 16, 1931 June 17, 1931, p. 1
  • June 17, 1931, p. 4
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - James A. Graham, postoffice Burnet, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1863), lawyer, 30 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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