J.A. Breeding

James Alexander Breeding

Full Name: James Alexander Breeding
Date of birth: December 1844
Date of death: July 3, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 54 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

(1) "Life-long Democrat." Men of Affairs of Houston and Environs: A Newspaper Reference Work, 1913.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, James Alexander Breeding, p. 39. Born in Adair County, Kentucky, marriage to Hattie R. Mullen, 12/16/1868. Men of Affairs of Houston and Environs: A Newspaper Reference Work, 1913.
  • Obituary, "James A. Breeding Has Passed Away . . . Was State Legislator, District Judge, Justice of the Peace . . . ," The Houston Post, 7/3/1915, p. 7. Born 1844 in Adair County, Kentucky. Memorial resolution of Houston Bar Association, "Tribute to Member: Committee of Bar Association Drafted Memorial to Judge Breeding," The Houston Post, 7/7/1915, p. 7. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). July 3, 1915 July 7, 1915

Other Resources


  • Photograph. J.A. Breeding, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.A. Breeding, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
County Government and County Finances  
Judiciary No. 1  
State Asylums  
Town and City Corporations  
21st R.S. - 1889
Fish and Game Laws  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary Department of Government, Investigate  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  

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