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James B. Henderson James Brock Henderson
Full Name: James Brock Henderson
Date of birth: August 21, 1828
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith, Upshur
H 14 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (3)     Unionville / Cass   Cass, Titus

(1) Independent, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Henderson elected to the 16th Legislature as a Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, James Brock Henderson, p. 256. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James B. Henderson, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Visit  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education (Chair) 
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penal Code, Select  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Public Debt  
    Removal of Judge L.M. Cooper, 3rd Judicial District  
    Town and City Corporations  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Privileges and Elections  

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