J.C. Feagin

James Columbus Feagin

Full Name: James Columbus Feagin
Date of birth: September 21, 1855
Date of death: April 15, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1)   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto
H 35 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto

(1) J.F. Feagin. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, James C. Feagin, Volume V, p. 50. Born 9/21/1855 in Alabama; married Miss Nannie Josey on 1/1/1880; died 4/15/1927 at age 71, "having lived nearly all his life in Polk County." Texas Under Many Flags, 1930.

Other Resources

  • Judge J.C. Feagan [Feagin], birth date 9/21/1855 in Alabama; death date 4/15/1927 in Houston, Harris County; residence in Livingston; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James C. Feagin (1855-1927), portraits, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave.
  • "Special Judge in Shelby: Feagin Occupies Perkins' Bench Because of Illness in Latter's Family," 8/1/1905, p. 6. Galveston Daily News.
  • James Columbus Feagin, "A Large Genealogy of the Feagin Family," compiled by John David Feagin, Sr. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • Mentioned in "Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report as to the necessity and advisability of purchasing lands for the Alabama and Coushatta Indians located in Polk County, Tex., pursuant to the investigation therein directed to be made," 12/7/1918, Congressional Serial Set, Issue 7582. Google Books.
  • Mentioned in ALABAMA-COUSHATTA INDIANS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituaries and photo, Judge J.C. Feagin, "Judge Feagin of Livingston Passes Away," 4/15/1927, p. 12; "Funeral Services for Judge Feagin to Be Held Sunday," 4/16/1927, p. 16. Houston Chronicle.
  • Death notice, "Leading East Texas Attorney Passes Away," 4/16/1927, p. 5. San Antonio Express.


  • Photograph. J.C. Feagin, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.C. Feagin, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.C. Feagin, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
State Affairs (Chair) 
23rd R.S. - 1893
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  

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