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James Tickell Downs

J.T. Downs
Full Name: James Tickell Downs
Birth date: October 9, 1841
Death date: March 5, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 15th Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 1/14/1879

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Photo and obituary, "James T. Downs, Dies After Career as Victor over Adversity," 3/6/1928, p. 2. Served one term in the Texas Legislature as Representative from Dallas County. Dallas Morning News .
  • DOWNS, JAMES TICKELL (1841–1928). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company D, 21st Mississippi Infantry. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • J.T. Downs. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Biographical sketch, James T. Downs, pp. 114-115. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.
  • J.T. Downs. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
  • Downs, J.T., Dallas County, p. 34. Born in Wilkinson County, Mississippi; "is member Fifteenth Legislature." Texas Legal Directory for 1876-77 1877.

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