James Lemuel Doggett

Full Name: James Lemuel Doggett
Other surnames: Daggett
Date of birth: March 6, 1848
Date of death: April 23, 1921

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin, Denton

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

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House District 29
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Legislatures: 22nd (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: McKinney / Collin
Counties in district: Collin, Denton

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

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - James L. Doggett, postoffice McKinney, nativity Virginia, age 42 (born circa 1849), lawyer, 18 years in Texas. House Journal.
  • J.L. Doggett. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, John L. Lovejoy and Col. J.L. Doggett, "Neighbors for Half a Century Die Same Day," 4/24/1921, p. 11. Doggett "was one time flotorial representative from Collin and Denton counties. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary and photo, "Col. J.L. Doggett, Prominent Citizen Called by Death," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 4/28/1921, p. 6, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Doggett "was elected as Flotorial Representative to the State Legislature from the counties of Collin and Denton, serving one term as such as he received the appointment from President Grover Cleveland as Internal Revenue Collector for the Northern District of Texas with headquarters in Dallas." Born 3/6/1848 near Fredericksburg, in Stafford County, Virginia. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • James Lemuel Doggett, birth date 3/6/1848 in Virginia; death date 4/23/1921 in McKinney, Collin County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James L. Doggett (1848-1921), burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County. Inscription, "Lawyer - Statesman." Find a Grave.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Claims and Accounts  
Private Land Claims  
Town and City Corporations  

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