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James Wesson Parker

J.W. Parker
Full Name: James Wesson Parker
Birth date: September 15, 1847
Death date: March 29, 1891

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (6) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
  • House, 20th (2) (3) (4) (5) (7) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Waller County. House Journal .
(3) Richmond, Fort Bend County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) "Democratic member of the House of Representatives . . . the first Democratic Representative from Fort Bend county since the war," p. 164. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
(5) James Wesson Parker, Richmond. 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) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(7) Fort Bend County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.

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