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James B. Stubbs James B. Stubbs
Full Name: James B. Stubbs
Date of birth: August 28, 1850
Date of death: February 3, 1925

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) 17th Legislature - 1/11/1881, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected" Senators who "approached the President's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 39th Legislature, R.S., In Memoriam: James B. Stubbs and Robert Gould Street, 2/25/1925, pp. 635-637. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait, biographical sketch, and exhibit, August 2015 "Treasure of the Month," James B. Stubbs (1851-1925). Rosenberg Library Museum, Galveston, TX, 2011.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel. August 2015 "Treasure of the Month," James B. Stubbs (1851-1925). Rosenberg Library Museum, Galveston, TX, 2011.
  • Other Resources
  • James B. Stubbs, birth date 8/28/1850 in Montgomery, Alabama, death date 2/3/1925 in Galveston, Galveston County, occupation: attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James B. Stubbs, birth date 8/28/1850, death date 2/3/1925, interment in Old City Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James B. Stubbs, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Statistics of Industries, Public Health, and History of Texas  
     

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