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James Magoffin.  Photo courtesy of The Texas Historical Commission. James Wiley Magoffin
Full Name: James Wiley "Don Santiago" Magoffin
Date of birth: 1799
Date of death: September 27, 1868

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 33 May 9, 1864 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1) (2)     El Paso / El Paso   El Paso, Presidio
(1) James Magoffin, sworn 5/9/1864, did not attend Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature - 11/3/1863, p. 1. Holdover Senator, listed in "roll was then called as follows. . ." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MAGOFFIN, JAMES WILEY (1799-1868). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Magoffin Home State Historical Site, El Paso, Texas. Texas Historical Commission.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, District 33. James Wiley Magoffin. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Brigadier General of the Texas State Troops, 1861, pp. 58-59. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • James Wiley "Don Santiago" Magoffin, born 1799 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky; death date 9/27/1868 in San Antonio; interment in San Fernando Cemetery #1, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Magoffin. Photo courtesy of The Texas Historical Commission., Donated Material
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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