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James Knox White

Full Name: James Knox White
Birth date: August 24, 1833
Death date: March 30, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
(1) Announcement declaring "James K. White, of Matagorda County, Democratic Nominee for Representative, 66th District, 19th Legislature." Galveston Daily News .
(2) Wharton, Wharton County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Postoffice Matagorda. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature 1885.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, 8th Texas Cavalry, enlistment and muster date 9/1/1861, burial in Bowie Cemetery, Ma[ta]gorda County, Texas. James Knox White, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. James K. White, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970. Ancestry.com .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 8th Regiment Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, James Knox White, birth date 8/24/1833, death date 3/30/1915, burial in Bowie Cemetery, Matagorda County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait; rose from rank of 1st Lieutenant to Captain between May 1861 and November 1862; captured at the battle of Chickamauga and imprisoned for 18 months. Terry's Texas Rangers 2001.
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