J.D. Pickens

James Davis Pickens

Full Name: James Davis "Jim" Pickens
Date of birth: February 19, 1892
Date of death: August 26, 1969

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 115 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Anson / Jones   Jones, Shackelford

Terms of Service top

House District 115
Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947
Legislatures: 49th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Anson / Jones
Counties in district: Jones, Shackelford

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • J.D. Pickens. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "'Jim' Pickens Dies in Anson," 8/27/1969, p. 2. "Mr. Pickens was born Feb. 19, 1892, at Anson and entered the armed services in 1917, serving two and [a] half years during World War I." Abilene Reporter-News.

Military Service Notes

  • James Davis Pickens, birth date 2/19/1893 in Anson, Texas; on police force in City of Anson; draft registration 6/5/1917 in Jones County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • United States Army, Chauffeur [CFR], World War I. Military grave marker, James D. Pickens, birth date 2/19/1892, death date 8/26/1969, burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Anson, Jones County. Includes reprint of obituary in Western Enterprise, 8/27/1969. Find a Grave.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. J.D. Pickens, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Common Carriers  
Federal Relations  
Military Affairs  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  

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