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Jim Neal James Emery Neal
Full Name: James Emery "Jim" Neal
Date of birth: September 4, 1875
Date of death: March 11, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (1)   44th (2) (3)   Democrat Mirando City / Webb Senate President Pro Tempore (44th)   Brooks, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, La Salle, McMullen, Nueces, Starr, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala
(1) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators . . . who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(2) 44th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 1st C.S., elected 10/15/1935. Senate Journal.
(3) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • James Emery Neal, birth date 9/4/1875, death date 3/11/1951 in Dallas, residence in Mirando City, Webb County, ranchman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • Obituary, "'Honest Jim' Neal, Who Defeated Archie Parr in Senate Race, Buried; Border Figure Gone," 3/15/1951, p. 9. Death date Sunday 3/11/1951, in Dallas. McAllen Monitor.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - Jim Neal, postoffice Mirando City, Webb County, nativity Texas, age 60, rancher, Democrat, member of former legislatures: 44th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jim Neal, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Neal, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Representative Districts  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Vice Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Representative Districts  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
     

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