J.M. Perdue

James Madison Perdue

Full Name: James Madison "Jim" Perdue
Date of birth: May 14, 1848
Date of death: October 7, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur
H 4 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur

Terms of Service top

House District 4
Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927
Legislatures: 39th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Gilmer / Upshur
Counties in district: Camp, Upshur
House District 4
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Legislatures: 38th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Gilmer / Upshur
Counties in district: Camp, Upshur

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Jim Perdue Passes Away in Fort Worth," 10/8/1929, p. 3. Perdue "served as a member of the legislature"; daughter Miss Lamon Perdue of Fort Worth. Longview News-Journal.
  • Biographical sketch and drawing, James Madison Perdue, The Southern Mercury, Texas Farmers' Alliance Advocate (Dallas, Texas), 8/29/1889, p. 1. "Our New Officials" of the Farmers State Alliance of Texas. J.M. Perdue, Vice President, born 5/14/1848 in Macon County, Alabama; married Miss Florence Todd on 2/25/1883 at West Mountain, Upshur County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • J.M. Perdue, marriage to Florence T. Todd 2/25/1883 in Upshur County. FamilySearch. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • J.M. Perdue, birth date 5/14/1848 in Alabama; death date 10/7/1929 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James M. Perdue, birth date 5/14/1848, death date 10/7/1929, burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Gladewater, Gregg County. Includes death notice from Fort Worth Record-Telegram, 10/8/1929. Find a Grave.
  • 39th Legislature (1925) - James M. Perdue, postoffice Gilmer, nativity Alabama, age 76 (born circa 1849), farmer and stock raiser, member of former legislatures: 38th. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.M. Perdue, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Perdue, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Claims and Accounts  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  
38th R.S. - 1923
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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