J.M. Ingram

James Melville Ingram

Full Name: James Melville Ingram
Other surnames: Ingraham
Date of birth: December 7, 1840
Date of death: June 7, 1900

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 21st (4) (5) (6) (7)   22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Sexton / Sabine   Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Sexton, Sabine County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sexton, Sabine County. Senate Journal.
(4) Sexton, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) Hemphill, Sabine County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) J.M. Ingraham, Senate District 2. List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) 21st Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/8/1889, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private and 2nd Lieutenant, Company C, Whitfield's Legion or Battalion (J.P. Henderson Rangers), enlistment date 10/10/1861 at San Augustine, Texas. James M. Ingram, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 1st Lieutenant (April 1862), Captain (March 1863), Company C, Whitfield's Legion, served under General McCulloch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.

Other Resources

  • James M. Ingram, birth date 12/7/1840, death date 6/7/1900, burial in Oakland Memorial Park, Terrell, Kaufman County, with wife Mary Cartwright Ingram. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Col. Ingram's Death," 6/9/1900, p. 5. Waco Times-Herald.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.M. Ingram, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Ingram, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Education  
Engrossed Bills  
Finance  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Penitentiaries  
Public Debt (Chair) 
Public Health  
Public Lands  
Public Printing  
Retrenchment and Reform  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Towns, Cities and Corporations  
21st R.S. - 1889
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufacture  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Education  
Engrossed Bills  
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Memorial of John M. Swisher  
Penitentiaries  
Private Land Claims  
Public Debt (Chair) 
Public Lands  
Public Printing  
Retrenchment and Reform  
Stock and Stockraising  

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