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James R. Wiley James R. Wiley
Full Name: James Robert Wiley
Date of birth: January 1, 1872
Date of death: April 5, 1966

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1) (2)   33rd (3) (4)   Democrat Saint Jo / Montague Senate President Pro Tempore (34th)
Senate President Pro Tempore (33rd)  
Denton, Montague, Wise
(1) 34th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 4/29/1915, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 33rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 9/11/1914, 2nd C.S., due to the vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor and the absence of the President Pro Tem. Senate Journal.
(4) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3, elected on 11/5/1912. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County, TX. Birth date 1/1/1872; deat date 4/5/1966. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, May 1966, p. 406. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James R. Wiley, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James R. Wiley, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, south wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial Districts  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Coastal Waters of Texas  
    Educational Affairs  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Debt, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  

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