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James T. Downs James T. Downs
Full Name: James T. Downs
Date of birth: October 9, 1841
Date of death: March 5, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • I.T. Downs. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, James T. Downs, pp. 114-115. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo and obituary, "James T. Downs, dies after career as victor over adversity," 3/6/1928, p. 2. Served one term in the Texas Legislature as Representative from Dallas County. Dallas Morning News.
  • J.T. Downs. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • J.T. Downs. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James T. Downs, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Contingent Expenses  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  

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