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J.M. Presler J.M. Presler
Full Name: James M. Presler
Other surnames: Pressler
Date of birth: September 23, 1856
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   24th (2)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Erath, McCulloch, Mills, Runnels, San Saba
S 26 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (3)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Erath, McCulloch, Mills, Runnels, San Saba
(1) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed on "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 24th Legislature - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators' elect . . . President then administered the oath of office to the above Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 23rd Legislature - First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1, Roll Call - J.M. Pressler. Index - J.M. Presler. Senate Journal.
  • 24th-25th Legislatures - Presler. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Presler, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Presler, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Presler, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Uniformity of Text-books, Special  
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Special Committee to Inspect  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Civil Code, Special  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Redistricting the State into Judicial Districts, Special  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Health  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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