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James Lemuel Doggett

Full Name: James Lemuel Doggett
Other surnames: Daggett
Birth date: March 6, 1848
Death date: April 23, 1921

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • J.L. Doggett. House Journal .
  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - James L. Doggett, postoffice McKinney, nativity Virginia, age 42 (born circa 1849), lawyer, 18 years in Texas. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • James Lemuel Doggett, birth date 3/6/1848 in Virginia; death date 4/23/1921 in McKinney, Collin County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • James L. Doggett (1848-1921), burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County. Inscription, "Lawyer - Statesman." Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, John L. Lovejoy and Col. J.L. Doggett, "Neighbors for Half a Century Die Same Day," 4/24/1921, p. 11. Doggett "was one time flotorial representative from Collin and Denton counties. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Obituary and photo, "Col. J.L. Doggett, Prominent Citizen Called by Death," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 4/28/1921, p. 6, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Doggett "was elected as Flotorial Representative to the State Legislature from the counties of Collin and Denton, serving one term as such as he received the appointment from President Grover Cleveland as Internal Revenue Collector for the Northern District of Texas with headquarters in Dallas." Born 3/6/1848 near Fredericksburg, in Stafford County, Virginia. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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