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James Knox White
Full Name: James Knox White
Date of birth: August 24, 1833
Date of death: March 28, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Matagorda / Matagorda   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
(1) Postoffice, Matagorda. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Announcement declaring "James K. White, of Matagorda County, Democratic Nominee for Representative, 66th District, 19th Legislature". Galveston Daily News.
(3) Galveston County. House Journal.
(4) Home address, Wharton; home county, Wharton. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Postoffice, Matagorda. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(6) Home county, Wharton. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 8th Texas Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers. Biographical sketch, James Knox White. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait; rose from rank of 1st Lieutenant to Captain between May 1861 and November 1862; captured at the battle of Chickamauga and imprisoned for 18 months. Terry's Texas Rangers, 2001.
  • Other Resources
  • James Knox White, birth date 8/24/1833, death date 3/28/1915, interment in Bowie Cemetery, Matagorda County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James K. White, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
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