James Magoffin.  Photo courtesy of The Texas Historical Commission.

James Wiley Magoffin

Full Name: James Wiley "Don Santiago" Magoffin
Date of birth: 1799
Date of death: September 27, 1868

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 33 May 9, 1864 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1) (2)     El Paso / El Paso   El Paso, Presidio

(1) James Magoffin, sworn 5/9/1864, did not attend Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, District 33. James Wiley Magoffin. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Brigadier General of the Texas State Troops, 1861, pp. 58-59. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources

  • James W. Magoffin, died 9/27/1868 in San Antonio, burial in San Fernando Cemetery #1, San Antonio. Includes color portrait. Find a Grave.


Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Indian Affairs  
Military Affairs  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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