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J.G. Strong James Garrison Strong
Full Name: James Garrison Strong
Date of birth: November 30, 1891
Date of death: April 18, 1974

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Carthage / Panola Senate President Pro Tempore (39th)   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
S 8 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (4) (5)   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
(1) 39th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 9/13/1926. Senate Journal.
(2) 39th Legislature - 1/13/1925, p. 1, shows all 31 Senators were elected on 11/4/1924. Senate Journal.
(3) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1924 due to redistricting. Act approved 1921 and effective Apr. 1, 1924, 37th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 60, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(5) 38th Legislature - 1/9/1923, p. 1-2, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November Seventh, 1922. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 64th Legislature, R.S., SCR 12. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 1974, p. 999. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • James Garrison Strong, birth date 11/30/1891, death date 4/18/1974, interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Carthage, Panola County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.G. Strong, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.G. Strong, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Examination of 1925 Revised Statutes  
    Finance  
    Insurance (Vice Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Nominations by Governor (Chair) 
    Public Debts  
    State Penitentiaries  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Representative Districts  
    Roads, Bridges, and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Tax Investigation  
     

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