J.H. Combs

James Henry Combs

Full Name: James Henry Combs
Date of birth: March 2, 1841
Date of death: July 16, 1926

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays

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House District 91
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: San Marcos / Hays
Counties in district: Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company E, 6th Texas Infantry, enlisted 10/19/1861 at San Marcos. James H. Combs (full name James Henry Combs), death date 7/16/1926 in Hays County, widow Mrs. Fannie A. Combs, marriage date 11/29/1864 in Hays County. Includes obituary of Dr. James Henry Combs from Confederate Veteran, September 1926. Pension File No. 47219. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Dr. J.H. Combs, birth date 3/2/1841 in Johnson County, Missouri; death date 7/16/1926 in San Marcos, Hays County, Texas; dentist. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James H. Combs, birth date 3/2/1841, death date 7/16/1926, burial in San Marcos Cemetery, San Marcos, Hays County. Find a Grave.
  • "Representative Convention at Seguin," 8/27/1884, p. 3. "Hon. J.N. Stagner, of Caldwell, was elected chairman, and Sterling Fisher, of Hays, secretary." Nomination of J.M. Jolly [sic: Jolley], of Caldwell, and Dr. J.H. Coombs [sic: Combs], of Hays. Account of speech by Hon. W.H. Burges, "to explain why the Democratic majority was reduced in the last election . . . " Sterling Fisher assumed Democrat - all other members present were Democrats. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. J.H. Combs, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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19th R.S. - 1885
Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  

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