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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)   34th (1) (2)   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 - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. 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 - List of Senators elected on November 5, 1912, oath of office administered, 1/14/1913, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • James Robert Wiley, "Senator," birth date 1/1/1872, death date 4/5/1966, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County. Includes photo, biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, May 1966, p. 406. Texas Bar Journal.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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