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James Wiley Magoffin

James Magoffin.  Photo courtesy of The Texas Historical Commission.
Full Name: James Wiley "Don Santiago" Magoffin
Birth date: 1799
Death date: September 27, 1868

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 10th (1) (2) Legislature
    5/9/1864 - 8/6/1866
(1) James Magoffin, sworn 5/9/1864, did not attend Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • James Wiley "Don Santiago" Magoffin, born 1799 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky; death date 9/27/1868 in San Antonio; burial in San Fernando Cemetery #1, San Antonio. Find a Grave .
  • MAGOFFIN, JAMES WILEY (1799-1868). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, District 33. James Wiley Magoffin. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Magoffin Home State Historical Site, El Paso, Texas. Texas Historical Commission .
  • Brigadier General of the Texas State Troops, 1861, pp. 58-59. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.

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