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James Baker Cone

Full Name: James Baker Cone
Birth date: March 10, 1825
Death date: March 25, 1897

Terms of Service

  • House, 20th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
    Democrat
(1) Census of 1880 - James B. Cone included in Wilson County enumeration. FamilySearch .
(2) Home county, Karnes. House Journal .
(3) Home address, Union; home county, Wilson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in Burr Under the Buckle of the Bible Belt 2004.
  • Ancestral File - James Baker Cone, birth date 3/10/1825 in Washington County, Georgia; death date 3/25/1897; buried in Gonzales, Texas; spouse Ann Walker Cone. FamilySearch .
  • Biography of Marshall N.D. Cone, son of James B. Cone. Includes reprint of 4/23/1931 article from the Gonzales Inquirer. "You Just Didn't Mess with N.D. Cone," Murray Montgomery's Lone Star Diary 2004.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
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