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James Lucian Gilliland
Full Name: James Lucian Gilliland
Other surnames: Gilleland
Date of birth: July 15, 1840
Date of death: March 13, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Mott / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches

(1) Mott post office discontinued in 1921. Much of the area once a part of the Mott community is now covered by the waters of Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) "Politically, he is a Democrat," p. 132. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(3) 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).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.L. Gilleland. House Journal. 20th R.S.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.L. Gilleland, pp. 131-132. Born 7/15/1840 in Angelina County, married Sarah M. Porter 4/7/1864. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant and Private, Company F, 13th Texas Cavalry (also known as Burnett's Regiment, 13th Texas Mounted Volunteers). James Lucian Gilliland, death date 3/12/1918 in Angelina County, widow Mrs. R.E. Gilliland, marriage date 12/30/1898 in Angelina County. Pension File No. 36430, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 13th Texas dismounted cavalry, commanded by Colonel John Burnett in the Trans-Mississippi Department. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • James L. Gilliland, birth date 7/15/1840, death date 3/13/1918, burial in Boykin Cemetery, Angelina County. Find a Grave.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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