James A. Graham

James Andrew Graham

Full Name: James Andrew Graham
Date of birth: February 18, 1862
Date of death: June 15, 1931

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 Jan 10, 1893 - May 10, 1893 23rd (1)   Democrat Burnet / Burnet   Burnet, Lampasas

(1) Graham resigned 5/10/1893. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Terms of Service top

House District 53
Jan 10, 1893 - May 10, 1893
Legislatures: 23rd (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Burnet / Burnet
Counties in district: Burnet, Lampasas

(1) Graham resigned 5/10/1893. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and obituary, Judge Jas. A. Graham, "Pioneer of Brownsville Dies Monday," The Brownsville Herald, 6/16/1931, pp. 1, 8. Born in Fayette County, Texas, in 1862. "He first practiced law in Burnett [Burnet], moving from there to Fort Worth. After a short time in Fort Worth, he moved to Bowie, and from there to Amarillo. He served in the state legislature while practicing in Burnett . . . "
    "Graham Rites to Be Held Wednesday," The Brownsville Herald, 6/17/1971, pp. 1, 8.
    Memorial resolution of Cameron County Bar Association, "Judge Graham Lauded as Attorney and As Citizen in Resolution," The Brownsville Herald, 6/17/1931, p. 4. "As a member of the State legislature and as Chief Justice of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Seventh District of Texas at Amarillo, he had high rank and exerted much influence by his untiring labors and patriotic devotion to duty." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). 6/16/1931 6/17/1931, p. 1 6/17/1931, p. 4
  • Biographical sketch, James Andrew Graham, Volume II, pp. 120-121. Born 2/18/1862 near Fayetteville, Fayette County. "In 1890 he was elected county judge of Burnett [Burnet] county and in the fall of 1892 was elected to represent that county in the state legislature." A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - James Graham, Bowie, Montague County, age 38, born February 1862 in Texas, attorney-at-law, wife Bernice A., daughters Cathren, Marion, and Bernice G., son James S.
    Census of 1910 - James A. Graham, Amarillo, Potter County, age 38, born circa 1862 in Texas, lawyer, wife Bernice, daughters Catherin and Bronie, sons James, Franklin J., and Robert M.
    Census of 1920 - J.A. Graham, Cameron County, age 57, born circa 1863 in Texas, attorney-at-law, wife Alice, daughters Catherine Stringfellow and Berniece, sons James, Franlking, and Robert.
    Census of 1930 - James A. Graham, Cameron County, age 68, born circa 1862 in Texas, attorney, wife Alice Bernice, daughters Katherine Stringfellow and Bernice S., son Robert M.
    James Andrew Graham and Bernice Alice Thomas, parents of Marion Graham, birth date 11/23/1890 in Burnet County, and Bernice Sibbie Graham, birth date 9/11/1898 in Bowie, Montague County.
    FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2)
  • James A. Graham, birth date 2/18/1862 in Fayette County, death date 6/15/1931 in Brownsville, Cameron County, lawyer, wife Bernice Alice Graham. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - James A. Graham, postoffice Burnet, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1863), lawyer, 30 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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23rd R.S. - 1893
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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