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J.R. Gough J.R. Gough
Full Name: James Rowland Gough
Date of birth: December 31, 1860
Date of death: November 19, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (2)   25th (1)   Democrat McKinney / Collin Senate President Pro Tem, Ad Interim and 1st C.S.   Collin, Hunt
H 14 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
H 14 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
H 28 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
(1) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(2) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • J.R. Gough portrait and biographical sketch. Relatives: James Rowland Gough - nephew; James F. Rowland - uncle. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.R. Gough, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Gough, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Gough, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.R. Gough, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Certificate of Death lists "James Roland Gough", birth date 12/31/1860, death date 11/19/1916. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 2009.
  • Portrait, headstone photos, and burial information. Interment in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County, TX. Birth year 1860; death year 1916. Find a Grave .
  • Senator J.R. Gough - Interment in Pecan Grove Cemetery, Collin County (from Cemeteries of Collin County, Texas, by Joy Gough). Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries, Inc. 2009.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Engrossing (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Privileges and Election  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    Rules  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Rules  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Education (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Impeachment of Land Commissioner  
    Investigate Certain Charges Against Land Commissioner  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Rules  
    State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Federal Relations  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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