James Edwin Yantis
Full Name: James Edwin Yantis
Date of birth: April 3, 1864
Date of death: December 1, 1918
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901
Waco / McLennan
Falls, McLennan, Milam
26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2.
25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- YANTIS, JAMES E. (1856-1918). Birth date 4/13/1856.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, James E. Yantis, Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1915-1918. Birth date 4/13/1856.
Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
- Obituary, "Judge J.E. Yantis Is Dead at Waco," 12/2/1918, p. 1. "In 1896 he was elected State Senator from the Eleventh District, serving four years, after which he retired."
- Biographical sketch and portrait, James Edwin Yantis, Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. The Encyclopedia of Texas, [1921..1922], p. 456. Born 4/3/1864 in Columbus, Kentucky, son of J.E. and Martha Hill Yantis.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Biographical sketch, J.E. Yantis, p. 60. Born 4/3/1865 in Columbus, Kentucky.
Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
- Census of 1900 - Jas. E. Yantis, McLennan County, age 37, born April 1863 in Kentucky, lawyer, spouse Lillie.
- J.E. Yantis, birth date 4/3/1864 in Columbus, Kentucky; death date 12/1/1918 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; lawyer.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
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