J.W. Stell

James William Stell

Full Name: James William "Jim" Stell
Date of birth: May 12, 1870
Date of death: March 10, 1961

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 37 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 37 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and obituary, "Jim W. Stell, Ex-Legislator, Dies, Aged 90," 3/12/1961, p. 2. Paris News.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Janes [sic] W. Stell, son of John Stell and Virginia [Helm] Stell. FamilySearch.
  • James William Stell, birth date 5/12/1870 in Lamar County; death date 3/10/1961 in Paris, Lamar County; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James W. Stell, birth date 5/12/1870, death date 3/10/1961, burial in Shady Grove Cemetery, Pattonville, Lamar County. Includes undated obituary. Find a Grave.
  • "Says he'll keep his democratic pledge," 11/6/1960, p. 11. Paris News.
  • Masonic Lodge funeral notice, 3/15/1961, p. 11. Paris News.
  • Mentioned in "'39 Program Will Note Anniversary." Includes photo of James Stell, the only boy in the first Paris High School graduating class, 6/2/1939, p. 3. Paris News.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his sister, Sallie Stell Eubank, 8/12/1942, p. 3. Paris News.


  • Photograph. J.W. Stell, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Stell, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Stell, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Conservation and Reclamation  
Liquor Traffic  
39th R.S. - 1925
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Public Lands and Buildings  
38th R.S. - 1923
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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