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Elijah James Chance

Full Name: Elijah James Chance
Birth date: July 7, 1826
Death date: October 6, 1868

Terms of Service

  • House, 10th (1) Legislature
    5/16/1864 - 8/6/1866
     
  • House, 7th (2) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
(1) Chance, in special election 4/26/1864, sworn 5/16/1864, succeeded Jeremiah W. Thomas. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Listed in "Representatives Elected: Opposition." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 2nd Texas Infantry. Volume II, pp. 575-576. A Comprehensive History of Texas, 1685 to 1897 .
  • Elijah James Chance, birth date 7/7/1826, death date 10/6/1858, burial in Old City Cemetery, Caldwell, Burleson County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in biography of Samuel Parker, Sr. TXGenWeb Project .

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