J.W. Crayton

James W. Crayton

Full Name: James W. Crayton, Jr.
Date of birth: December 4, 1861
Date of death: March 28, 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 13, 1891 - May 11, 1891 22nd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Royse City / Rockwall   Dallas, Rockwall, Tarrant
H 35 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (6) (7)   Democrat Fate / Rockwall   Dallas, Rockwall, Tarrant

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roll call, J.W. Crayton; roster, J. Winfield Crayton, postoffice Royce City [in Rockwall county], District 35. House Journal. 22nd R.S. roll call 22nd R.S. roster
(3) James W. Crayton, Rockwall, Rockwall County, District 35 comprised of Dallas, Tarrant, and Rockwall counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) William L. Crawford, in special election 12/1/1891, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded James W. Crayton, Jr., resigned 5/11/1891. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) J.W. Crayton, District 39 comprised of Dallas, Tarrant, and Rockwall counties; postoffice Boyse [in Ellis county]. Texas Legislative Manual.
(6) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(7) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • James W. Crayton, birth date 12/4/1861, death date 3/28/1913, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County. Find a Grave.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.W. Crayton, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
County Government and County Finances (Chair) 
Education  
Enrolled Bills  
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Printing of Daily Senate and House Journals  
Rules  
21st R.S. - 1889
Counties and County Boundaries  
Education  
Enrolled Bills  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  

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