J.M.C. Wilson

James McCullough Wilson

Full Name: James McCullough Wilson
Date of birth: March 22, 1833
Date of death: December 14, 1894

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Whitney / Hill   Hill
H 38 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Whitney / Hill   Hill

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Musician, Company G, 6th Regiment, Texas Cavalry, enlisted 9/1/1861 at Dallas, Texas, elected 1st Lieutenant 5/26/1862, and promoted to Captain 8/14/1863. James McCullough Wilson, death date 12/14/1894 in Hill County, widow Mrs. Edwin Idella Wilson Smith, marriage date 7/17/1879 in Hill County. Pension File No. 50580, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Includes General Order No. 13, Headquarters Ross Brigade, re. J.M.C. Wilson promotion to Captain. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private and Lieutenant, Company G, 6th Regiment of Ross' Cavalry Brigade. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.

Other Resources

  • J.M.C. Wilson, birth date 3/22/1833, death date 12/14/1894, burial in Whitney Memorial Park, Whitney, Hill County. Find a Grave.
  • J.M.C. Wilson, birth date 3/22/1833, death date 12/14/1894. Originally interred at Captain Wilson's Cemetery six miles southwest of Whitney. Reinterred at Whitney Cemetery in 1950. Hill County, Texas, 1998.
  • James M.C. Wilson, Democrat, farmer, age 58 in 1891, born in Kentucky. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


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Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs  
Constitutional Amendments  
County Government and County Finances  
Public Building and Grounds (Chair) 
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
County Government and County Finances  
Revenue and Taxation  
Stock and Stockraising  

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