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James Calhoun James Henry Calhoun
Full Name: James Henry Calhoun
Date of birth: January 17, 1849
Date of death: October 1, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 29 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   19th (2) (3)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Andrews, Borden, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Dawson, Eastland, Fisher, Gaines, Howard, Jones, McCulloch, Martin, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, San Saba, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor
(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(3) 19th Legislature - 1/13/1885, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "credentials of the new members were presented" and "had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • CALHOUN, JAMES HENRY (1849-1919). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Calhoun, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Calhoun, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Capitol Dedication Arrangements  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Drouth (Drought) Relief  
    Education  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    P.H. Hennessy, Sergeant at Arms  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices (Chair) 
     

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