Full Name: James "Jim" Clark, Jr.
Date of birth: March 19, 1838
Date of death: December 16, 1910
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Opah / Red River
Fannin, Lamar, Red River
Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889
Walnut Grove / Red River
2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives
22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate."
Walnut Grove. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman
, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries)
Walnut Grove was located eight miles east of Stephensborough in Red River County. The post office was discontinued on 10/14/1891. Jim Wheat's Postmasters & Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930.
RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, James Clark, born 3/19/1838, p. 171. Mentioned on p. 331 in biographical sketch of his mother, Isabella Haddon Gordon (Isabella Hopkins), pp. 331-333.
Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
- Biographical sketch of the Clark family, Introduction to The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County, pp. xiii-xvii. "Capt. Jim Clark died in 1910."
- Portrait and biographical sketch, James Clark, pp. 122-124.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, James Clark, Opah, born 3/19/1838, pp. 191-192. "Sound Jeffersonian Democrat."
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 29th Texas Cavalry, enlistment date 8/1/1862, muster Company I, transfer to Company C. Jim Clark, birth date 3/19/1838, death date 12/16/1910 in Red River County, burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Red River County. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
- Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 29th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Captain James Clark, birth date 3/19/1838, death date 12/16/1910, biographical sketch, portrait, burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River County.
Find a Grave.
- Census of 1880 - Jim Clark, Red River County, farmer, born circa 1838 in Texas.
- "Historic Clarks of Red River County," from The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County, pp. 109-113. "Jim Clark joined the Confederate Army and served through the entire War."
- Portrait of Captain James Clark, The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County,
J. Clark, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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