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James Monroe Biard
Full Name: James Monroe Biard
Date of birth: October 24, 1834
Date of death: May 5, 1901

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Biardstown / Lamar   Lamar

(1) 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
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 80-81. Birth date 10/24/1837. Mentioned in biographical sketch of son-in-law, W.R. Wood, p. 918. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • James Monroe Biard, birth date 10/24/1834, death date 5/5/1901, biographical sketch, portrait, diary excerpts, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical information and description of donation of Biard home to Lamar County Historical Society, "Log cabin moved to Heritage Park site," 6/21/2001, pp. 1-2. Paris News.
  • Interment record, including excerpts from Biard's journal. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, TX. Born 10/24/1834. TXGenWeb Project.
  • 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  
    Deficiency in Public School Fund and Delay in Payments of Interest on Land Notes  
    Memorial Resolution for Hon. B. Rush Plumley  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  

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