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James Clark

James Clark
Full Name: James "Jim" Clark, Jr.
Birth date: March 19, 1838
Death date: December 16, 1910

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (1) (2) (7) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
  • House, 20th (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) Red River County. House Journal .
(4) Walnut Grove, Red River County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) 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) .
(6) Walnut Grove was located eight miles east of Stephensborough in Red River County. The post office was discontinued on October 14, 1891. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
(7) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal .

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