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James Harrison James Harrison
Full Name: James Marshall Harrison
Date of birth: February 21, 1818
Date of death: January 3, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Wills Point / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 4 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (2) (3)   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Anderson, Henderson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Van Zandt
H 4 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
H 18 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (4) (5)     Four Mile Prairie / Van Zandt   Van Zandt, Wood
H 18 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (6)     Four Mile Prairie / Van Zandt   Van Zandt, Wood
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Home post office - Mills Point; home county - Van Zandt. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
(3) Home address - Canton; home county - Van Zandt. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Wood County was established from part of Van Zandt County in 1850. Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) District No. 18, Wood County. House Journal.
(6) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HARRISON, JAMES MARSHALL (1818-1899). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Biography, p. 255. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Harrison, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. James Harrison, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. James Harrison, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Harrison, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Harrison, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Accompany Remains of Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    County Government and County Finance  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Penitentiary  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Contingent Expenses  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Lands  
     

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