James Paul Buchanan

Full Name: James Paul Buchanan
Date of birth: April 30, 1867
Date of death: February 22, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 14, 1913 - Apr 1, 1913 33rd (1)   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington
H 47 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Lee, Washington
H 47 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2)   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Lee, Washington

(1) Sam D.W. Low, sworn 7/21/1913, succeeded J. P. Buchanan, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Civil and Criminal Procedure (Chair) 
Congressional Districts  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
31st R.S. - 1909
Banks and Banking  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  

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