Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

James Shaw

Full Name: James Shaw
Birth date: August 8, 1808
Death date: February 14, 1879

Terms of Service

  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
     
  • House, 5th (1) (2) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
     
  • House, 3rd (4) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
  • House, 2nd (3) Legislature
    12/13/1847 - 11/5/1849
     
(1) Burleson county acquired its present boundaries in 1874, when its western reaches beyond East Yegua Creek were given to the new Lee County, thus reducing Burleson County by some 31 percent. Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) James Shaw of Lexington, Burleson County - farmer, age 45, born in Ohio. House Journal .
(3) 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) .
(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) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

LRL Home | View full site