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James C. Spencer James Clarence Spencer
Full Name: James Clarence Spencer
Date of birth: May 11, 1914
Date of death: December 25, 2009

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
H 54 Jan 10, 1939 - Oct 4, 1940 46th (1)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson

(1) Spencer resigned 10/4/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, James C. Spencer, 12/28/2009. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War II. Prisoner of War 1942-1945, survivor of the Bataan Death March. Interview with James Spencer about his military service, "Former POW James Spencer Values Service to Others," 9/22/2008. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • James Clarence Spencer, birth date 5/11/1914 in Athens, Henderson County, death date 12/25/2009 in Lubbock, Lubbock County. FamilySearch. Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935 United States Social Security Death Index
  • James C. Spencer, birth date 5/11/1914, death date 12/25/2009, obituary, photos, burial in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James C. Spencer, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James C. Spencer, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Public Lands and Buildings  

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