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James Walworth

James Walworth
Full Name: James Walworth
Birth date: June 27, 1807
Death date: March 15, 1865

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 11/2/1863
  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • "King, Kenedy Partner Fell Through Crack in History's Net," 6/20/1988, p. 13. "He was a riverboat captain with King and Kenedy on the Rio Grande during the Mexican War, had been Kenedy's partner on a wagon train venture to Zacatecas in 1849 . . ." Corpus Christi Caller-Times .
  • James Walworth, birth date 6/27/1807, death date 3/15/1865, biographical sketch, burial in City Cemetery #1, San Antonio, Bexar County. Find a Grave .
  • Mention in "Robert Kleberg - Alice King Family Timeline," 2010, p. 8, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. "December 5, 1860, Kenedy bought an interest in King's ranch and they took in a third partner, James Walworth. Walworth's widow sold her share back to King and Kenedy on April 24, 1865 . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries)
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

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