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James Kemp Holland

Full Name: James Kemp Holland
Birth date: March 10, 1822
Death date: May 26, 1898

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th (1) Legislature
    2/2/1863 - 11/2/1863
     
  • Senate, 5th (2) (3) (5) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
     
  • House, 3rd (4) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
(1) James K. Holland, sworn 2/2/1863. succeeded James G. McDonald, resigned 5/2/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(4) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(5) 5th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/7/1853, p. 2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • HOLLAND, JAMES KEMP (1822-1898). Relatives: Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • "Cousins Meet, Find Relatives," 10/13/2004. Discussion of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, and William H. Holland. Spearman Holland also served in the Tennessee Legislature from 1831-1833. Pleasanton Express .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 244. Born in 1822. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, and William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman and Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County. TXGenWeb Project .
  • "Kemp Holland, His Children and Grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, Texas. Bird Holland, birth date 3/23/1815 in Williamson County, Tennessee, death date 4/9/1864 in Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Working File 2004.

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