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James W. Andress

Full Name: James W. Andress
Other surnames: Andres
Birth date: 1806
Death date: October 18, 1871

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 9th (1) (2) Legislature
    2/2/1863 - 11/2/1863
(1) James W. Andres, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Anderson F. Crawford, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session - Roll of Senators-elect to fill vacancies, oath of office administered, 2/2/1863, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - James Andrews, Polk County, age 44, born circa 1806 in South Carolina, tavern keeper, in household with Jarnsha Anderws.
    Census of 1860 - James Andress, Polk County, age 54, born circa 1806 in South Carolina, post master and tavern keeper, in household with Jerusha Andress. FamilySearch . 1860 1850
  • James Andress, born 1806 in South Carolina, died 1872 in Livingston, Texas, burial in Old City Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, The Jasper News-Boy, 11/2/1871, p. 2, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. "Judge James Andress . . . . Had been Probate Judge of our county, and during the war represented this District in the State Senate." Article dated 10/18/1871 Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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