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James K. Polk Record James K. Polk Record
Full Name: James K. Polk Record
Date of birth: October 29, 1834
Date of death: January 16, 1872

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3)     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas, Henderson, Kaufman
(1) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(2) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age in 1866. Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • James Knox Polk Record, born 10/29/1834, died 1/16/1872, interment in Pioneer Cemetery, Dallas. "became the District Attorney for Dallas in 1860 . . . In 1866, he became a state senator & served as a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1866." Photos of grave marker and historical marker, James K. Polk Record. Find a Grave.
  • Historical marker, James K. Polk Record, Pioneer Cemetery, Dallas. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James K. Polk Record, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Misrepresentation of Senator Stell in Houston Telegraph Relating to Deceased Soldiers  
    U.S. Senators, Election of (Chair) 
     

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