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James Preston Scott

Full Name: James Preston Scott
Birth date: October 23, 1809
Death date: March 13, 1858

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) (2) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 3/13/1858
(1) Jacob Baccus, in special election 8/2/1858, succeeded to unexpired term of James P. Scott, deceased 3/13/1858. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Democrat. 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

  • James Preston Scott, history of Scott Cemetery, Rhea Mills. Collin County, Texas History .
  • James Preston Scott, birth date 10/23/1809, death date 3/13/1858, burial in Scott Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County. Grave marker inscription: "Died while serving as a member of the Tex. legislature in Mar. 13, 1858." Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, James Preston Scott, Stirpes, Vol. 30, September 1990, p. 119, crediting Texas State Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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