J.W. Walker

James Wilcox Walker

Full Name: James Wilcox Walker
Date of birth: February 26, 1858
Date of death: August 1, 1941

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise

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House District 50
Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Decatur / Wise
Counties in district: Wise

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - Jas W. Walker, Decatur, Wise County, age 61, born circa 1859 in Illinois, spouse Emmie, occupation: "State Representative, House of Reps." FamilySearch.
  • James Wilcox Walker, birth date 2/26/1858 in Springfield, Illinois; death date 8/1/1941 in Chillicothe, Hardeman County, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • James W. Walker (1858-1941), burial in Eastside Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise County. Find a Grave.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - J.W. Walker, postoffice Decatur, nativity Texas, age 59 (born circa 1860), 59 years in Texas, farmer and stock raiser, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Obituary, "Last Rites for Former Official Here 2:30 Sunday," Bridgeport Index, 8/8/1941, p. 1. Judge J.W. Walker, born 1858, death date Friday, 8/1/1941, marriage to Emily Rebecca Gilley. "He served two terms as county judge and one as state representative, both offices being filled with credit and honor to himself and his constituents." Wise County, TXGenWeb Project.


  • Photograph. J.W. Walker, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Parole Law Revision  
Public Health  

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