Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

James B. Stubbs

J.B. Stubbs
Full Name: James B. Stubbs
Birth date: August 28, 1850
Death date: February 3, 1925

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.
(4) 17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, R.S., In Memoriam: James B. Stubbs and Robert Gould Street, 2/25/1925, pp. 635-637. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • James B. Stubbs, birth date 8/28/1850 in Montgomery, Alabama, death date 2/3/1925 in Galveston, Galveston County, attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • J.B. Stubbs, birth date 8/28/1850, death date 2/3/1925, burial in Old City Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "James B. Stubbs Dies at Home: Prominent in Legal and Political Circles for Many Years," 2/4/1925, p. 1. Galveston Bar Association memorial resolution, "Attorneys Honor Deceased Fellows: Bar Association Pays Tribute to Johnson and Stubbs," 2/15/1925, p. 9. "In 1881 he was elected to the state senate and was largely instrumental, by his efforts in the legislature and by his campaign of the state, in establishing the medical branch of the State University at Galveston . . . " Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, James B. Stubbs, pp. 607-608. Born 8/28/1850 in Montgomery, Alabama; elected state senator in 1881. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • Portrait, biographical sketch, and exhibit, August 2015 "Treasure of the Month," James B. Stubbs (1851-1925). Rosenberg Library Museum, Galveston, TX 2011.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel. August 2015 "Treasure of the Month," James B. Stubbs (1851-1925). Rosenberg Library Museum, Galveston, TX 2011.
LRL Home | View full site