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James K. Polk Record

James K. Polk Record
Full Name: James K. Polk Record
Birth date: October 29, 1834
Death date: January 16, 1872

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 11th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
     
(1) 11th Legislature - All 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials, oath of office administered, 8/6/1866, pp. 2, 4-5. Senate Journal .
(2) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age in 1866. Senate Journal .

Photographs

  • Photograph. James K. Polk Record, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Other Resources

  • James Knox Polk Record, born 10/29/1834, died 1/16/1872, burial in Pioneer Cemetery, Dallas. "became the District Attorney for Dallas in 1860 . . . In 1866, he became a state senator & served as a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1866." Photos of grave marker and historical marker, James K. Polk Record. Find a Grave .
  • Historical marker, James K. Polk Record, Pioneer Cemetery, Dallas. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
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