J.M. Jolley

James Marion Jolley

Full Name: James Marion Jolley
Other surnames: Jolly
Date of birth: August 22, 1831
Date of death: September 3, 1906

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays

(1) "Representative Convention at Seguin," 8/27/1884, p. 3. "Hon. J.N. Stagner, of Caldwell, was elected chairman, and Sterling Fisher, of Hays," elected secretary. Nomination of J.M. Jolly, of Caldwell, and Dr. J.H. Coombs [sic: Combs], of Hays. Account of speech by Hon. W.H. Burges. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biography donated by Bennie W. Bock. Relatives: Bennie W. Bock — great-grandson; James Jolley — great-grandfather. Donated Material.
  • Obituary, "In Memoriam—James M. Jolley," 9/7/1906, p. 2. Resolution of respect upon the death of James Marion Jolley, by the A.F. & A.M. Lodge, No. 690, 9/14/1906, p. 2. Lockhart Register.
  • Biographical sketch, J.M. Jolley, p. 36. Born 1830 in Baldwin County, near Millidgeville, Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Obituary, "Texas Deaths: James M. Jolley at Lockhart," The Houston Post, 9/5/1906, p. 7. Born 8/22/1831 in Baldwin County, Georgia, "he represented the counties of Caldwell, Hays and Guadalupe in the Nineteenth legislature . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • J.M. Jolley, Sr., birth date 8/22/1831, death date 9/3/1906, burial in Lockhart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell 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.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.M. Jolley, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Agricultural  
County Governments and County Finances  
Internal Improvement  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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