James Franklin Cunningham
Full Name: James Franklin Cunningham, Jr.
Date of birth: August 24, 1860
Date of death: December 14, 1933
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Anson / Jones
Callahan, Jones, Shackelford, Taylor
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Photo and obituary, James Franklin Cunningham, "Funeral Service Today for J.F. Cunningham, Pioneer," 12/15/1933, p. 9. Born 8/24/1859 in Jefferson County, Missouri; marriage to Leila May Oliver in 1883. "His father, J.F. Cunningham, Sr., was a member of the Missouri state legislature at the outbreak of the war between the states." State Representative, "In 1892 he was elected to the state legislature from the district composed of Jones, Taylor, Callahan and Shackleford counties."
Abilene Morning News.
- Obituary, "J.F. Cunningham Dies at Abilene," 12/15/1933, p. 8. Survivors include son "Oliver Cunningham, former State Senator of Abilene." Relatives: James Franklin Cunningham - father; Oliver Cunningham - son.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- James F. Cunningham, birth date 8/24/1860 in Missouri; death date 12/14/1933 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; attorney at law; father J.F. Cunningham, Sr., mother Emily Boulware.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- James F. Cunningham (1860-1933), burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County.
Find a Grave.
- 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.F. Cunningham, Jr., postoffice Anson, nativity Arkansas, age 32 (born circa 1861), lawyer, 9 years in Texas, Democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual.
- Information on the late Judge J.F. Cunningham's family moving from Fulton County, Arkansas, to Jones County, Texas, "M.S. Kennard Early Teacher and Preacher, Living," 12/3/1936, p. 7.
Western-Enterprise (Anson, Texas).
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