J.A. Stanford

James Alfred Stanford

Full Name: James Alfred Stanford, Jr.
Date of birth: February 26, 1900
Date of death: May 19, 1968

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 11, 1949 49th   50th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
H 82-1 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-1 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, James Stanford, "Ex-TLCB Official Succumbs," 5/20/1968, p. 14. "In 1941 he won a seat in the House of Representatives and served two terms. In 1945 he was elected to the Senate and served four years." Austin American.
  • James A. Stanford, birth date 2/26/1900, death date 5/19/1968, burial in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pflugerville, Travis County. Includes biographical sketch from A Century of Fraternity, Waco Masonic Lodge #92. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, September 1968, p. 800. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • James Alfred Stanford, birth date 2/26/1900 in Cleburne; death date 5/19/1968 in Austin, Travis County; administrator, Texas Liquor Control Board. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

50th R.S. - 1947
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance (Vice Chair) 
Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
Nominations of Governor  
Privileges and Elections  
State Institutions and Departments (Chair) 
49th R.S. - 1945
Civil Jurisprudence  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills  
Game and Fish  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Internal Improvements  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
State Institutions and Departments  
Towns and City Corporations  
48th R.S. - 1943
Claims and Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Roads  
Judiciary and Uniform State Laws  
Public Lands and Buildings  
47th R.S. - 1941
Claims and Accounts  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  

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