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James Hill James Ewing Hill
Full Name: James Ewing Hill
Date of birth: November 4, 1837
Date of death: October 13, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto
H 2 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HILL, JAMES EWING (1837-1916). Elected as a democrat to the 17th and 18th Legislatures. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography, p. 249. Birth date 11/4/1847. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, First Lieutenant, Company G, 22nd Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, James Ewing Hill. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - James E. Hill, Livingston, Texas, age 32, birthplace Tennessee, school teaching. FamilySearch.
  • James Ewing Hill (1837-1916), portrait, interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave.
  • Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Livingston, TX. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Hill, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. James Hill, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Congressional Districts (Chair) 
    Congressional Districts, Apportionment (Co-Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Governments and County Finances  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
     

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