J.M. Hale

James Monroe Hale

Full Name: James Monroe Hale
Date of birth: September 1, 1867
Date of death: May 23, 1906

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 13, 1903 - May 14, 1905 28th (4) (5)   29th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Bastrop, Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) O.P. Storm, sworn 3/26/1906, succeeded J.M. Hale, resigned after 1st C.S. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 29th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 29th Legislature, 2nd C.S. - 3/26/1906, p. 2, "Chair announced he was in possession of the certifications of election of O.P. Storm to fill the unexpired term of Senator J.M. Hale of the Nineteenth district . . . and the oath of office was administered him." Senate Journal.
(4) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(5) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - James M. Hale, Caldwell, Burleson County, age 33, born September 1867 in Texas, lawyer, son of John C. and Eliza Hale.
    James Monroe Hale in birth record of son Bervin [Berwin] Lamar Hale. Marriage to Sallie P. Mundine 12/28/1888 in Burleson County. FamilySearch. 1900 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • James M. Hale, birth date 9/1/1867, death date 5/23/1906, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Caldwell, Burleson County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, 6/1/1906, p. 6. J.M. Hale, death date 5/23/1906 in Seattle, Washington; represented 19th Senatorial District for one term. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. J.M. Hale, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Hale, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Commerce and Manufactures  
Educational Affairs  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Printing  
State Penitentiaries  
28th R.S. - 1903
Contingent Expenses  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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