J.W. Sumner

James Walter Sumner

Full Name: James Walter Sumner
Date of birth: December 31, 1850
Date of death: December 5, 1938

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Randolph / Fannin   Fannin

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House District 7
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Randolph / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Death notice, James Walter Sumner, 12/6/1938, p. 7. Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1900 - James W. Sumner, Fannin County, age 50, born December 1850 in Tennessee, teacher (in school), wife Nora, son Walter G., daughters Ruth and Marie.
    Census of 1910 - James W. Sumner, Wolfe City, Hunt County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, clergyman, wife Nora, daughters Ruth and Marie.
    Census of 1920 - James W. Sumner, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, age 65, born circa 1855 in Tennessee, minister/Baptist church, wife Nora G., daughters Ruth A. and Bernice M.
    Census of 1930 - James W. Sumner, Dallas, Dallas County, age 79, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, minister/Baptist church, wife Nora, daughter Ruth. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • James Walter Sumner, birth date 12/31/1850 in Tennessee, death date 12/5/1938 in Dallas, Baptist minister, burial removal place Wolfe City, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.W. Sumner, postoffice Randolph, nativity Tennessee, age 42 (born circa 1851), farmer, 15 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.W. Sumner, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Sumner, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  

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