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James M. Burroughs

Full Name: James M. Burroughs
Birth date: 1824
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 7th (3) (6) (7) & 6th (1) (5) Legislatures
    11/5/1855 - 11/7/1859
     
  • House, 2nd (4) Legislature
    12/13/1847 - 11/5/1849
     
  • House, 1st (2) Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 12/13/1847
     
(1) Democrat - listed in Democratic State Convention, 1856, Committee on Resolutions, p. 65. Platforms of Political Parties in Texas 1916.
(2) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Listed in "Senators holding over: Democrats." 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) .
(4) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(5) 6th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/5/1855, p. 2. Senate Journal .
(6) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators (holdover Senator), 11/2/1857, pp. 1, 4. Senate Journal .
(7) 7th Legislature - Listed in "large cadre of returning senators," p. 276. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

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