J.W. Swayne

James W. Swayne

Full Name: James W. "Jim" Swayne
Date of birth: October 6, 1855
Date of death: February 11, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
H 34 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893

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  • Photograph. J.W. Swayne, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Frontier Protection  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads and Bridges  
State Affairs  
Town and City Corporations  
22nd R.S. - 1891
County Government and County Finances  
Jefferson Davis  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Public Building and Grounds  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
Town and City Corporations  

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