James W. Scott

Full Name: James W. Scott
Date of birth: 1816
Date of death: January 30, 1868

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Houston / Harris   Harris
H 26 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - Jas. W. Scott, Houston, Harris County, age 33, born circa 1817 in Virginia, clerk.
    Census of 1860 - J.W. Scott, Houston, Harris County, age 43, born circa 1817 in Virginia, J.O. Agent. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Death notice, 2/2/1868, p. 2. "Major J.W. Scott, an old Texan and citizen of Houston, died in that city on the 30th." Galveston Daily News.

Committee Information top

4th R.S. - 1851
Contingent Expenses  
Public Debt (Chair) 
3rd R.S. - 1849
Apportionment, Special  
Claims and Accounts  
Enrolled Bills  
Governor's Message, Select  
Internal Improvements  
Santa Fe, Prepare Remonstrance and Protest Against the Further Continuance of a Military Government in  

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