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Jas. Hurst James Hurst
Full Name: James Hurst
Date of birth: October 17, 1831
Date of death: July 12, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker
H 54 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (2)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Jack, Parker, Young

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 266. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 260. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, Griffin's Battalion, 21st Regiment, Texas Infantry. James Hurst of Running Water, Hale County, born circa 1831 in Indiana. Death date 7/17/1923 in Plainview, Hale County. Pension File No. 56318, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • James Hurst, birth date 10/17/1831, death date 7/17/1923, burial in Spring Creek Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "James Hurst Buried, Hood Pays Tribute To His Memory," The Weekly Herald (Weatherford), 7/26/1923, p. 7. "He was also a member of the legislature for two terms, the 16th and the 18th." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jas. Hurst, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Debt  
    Validity of University Fund Claims in Comptroller's Office  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  

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