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James Perry James Perry
Full Name: James Samuel Perry
Date of birth: September 5, 1835
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1)   18th (2) (3)   Democrat Rockdale / Milam   Brazos, Milam, Robertson
(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 241. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, James Samuel Perry, pp. 313-314. Born 9/5/1835, moved to Rockdale 1874. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Perry, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Perry, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Debt  
    Roads and Bridges (Chair) 
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Claims and Accounts  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads and Bridges (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
     

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