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J.F. Kimbell James F. Kimbell
Full Name: James F. Kimbell
Date of birth: April 13, 1846
Date of death: December 1, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Groesbeck / Limestone   Limestone
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Judge Kimbell Dies in Groesbeck Home," The Mexia Weekly Herald, 12/6/1935, p. 4, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. James F. Kimbell, born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1846, Confederate veteran, "served in public office for 49 years—as county attorney six years, county judge six years, legislature two years, district attorney 25 years, and then as probation officer, a post he held when he died." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Brief biographical sketch, James Kimbell, pp. 157-158. Born 4/13/1846 in Memphis, Tennessee. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company H, Anderson's Battalion, 1st Arkansas Regiment, General Dobbins Brigade; no James Kimbell, Kimball, or Kimble found by War Department in Company H, 1st (Dobbin's) Arkansas Cavalry, for January-February 1864; affidavits and correspondence. James Kimbell of Groesbeck, Limestone County, birth date 4/13/1846 in Shelby, Tennessee, 5-6 miles southeast of Memphis; death date 12/1/1935 in Limestone County; widow Mrs. Annie V. Kimbell, marriage date 4/4/1880 in Limestone County. Pension File Nos. 45619 (James Kimbell) and 51660 (James Kimbell), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company H, 1st Arkansas Regiment. James Kimbell, death date 12/1/1935. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949. FamilySearch.
  • Other Resources
  • James Kimbell, birth date 4/13/1846 in Memphis, Tennessee; death date 12/1/1935 in Limestone County, Texas; lawyer, wife Annie V. Kimbell. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James Kimbell, birth date 4/13/1846, death date 12/1/1935, portraits, burial in Faulkenberry Cemetery, Groesbeck, Limestone County. Military grave marker, Confederate States Army. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.F. Kimbell, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Claims and Accounts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Judiciary No. 2  

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