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J.S. Woods James Stanton Woods
Full Name: James Stanton Woods
Date of birth: January 9, 1848
Date of death: August 8, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman
H 22 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Kaufman / Kaufman   Kaufman, Rains, Van Zandt, Wood

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.S. Wood, p. 60. Born in Haywood County, Tennessee, in 1850. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate State Army, Private (guard), Company G, Camps Regiment. James Stanton Woods. FamilySearch. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949
  • Confederate States of America, Company G, Camps Infantry. Military grave marker, James Stanton Woods, burial in Kaufman Cemetery, Kaufman, Kaufman County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, James S. Wood, 8/12/1929, p. 6. "He was twice elected to the legislature. Mr. Woods served in the Confederate army, belonging to Capt. B.F. McAnulty's company, Kemp's regiment, General Jamieson's brigade, and was stationed at Camp Ford to guard federal prisoners." Longview News-Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - James S. Woods, Kaufman, Kaufman County, age 30, born circa 1850 in Texas, lawyer, wife Mollie.
    Census of 1910, James S. Woods, Kaufman County, age 60, lawyer, born circa 1850 in Tennessee, wife Virginia.
    Census of 1920 - James S. Woods, Kaufman County, age 72, born circa 1848 in Tennessee, lawyer, wife Virginia. FamilySearch. 1880 1910 1920
  • James Stanton Woods, birth date 1/9/1848 in Tennessee, death date 8/8/1929 in Kaufman, Kaufman County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.S. Woods, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.S. Woods, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Finance  
    J.M. Tryon, Clerk of Judiciary Committee No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Lunatic Asylum, North Texas Insane Asylum at Terrell  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Federal Relations  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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