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Flanagan, James Winright, 1805-1887


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    • Flanaghan, James Winright, 1805-1887
    • Flanigan, J. W. (James Winright), 1805-1887
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1805-09-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1887-09-29
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1851
        • Affiliation End: 1852
        • Organization: (naf) Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1855
        • Affiliation End: 1856
        • Organization: (naf) Texas. Legislature. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1869
        • Affiliation End: 1870
        • Organization: (naf) Texas. Office of the Lieutenant Governor
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 18700330
        • Affiliation End: 18750303
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Gordonsville (Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Longview (Tex.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: His Texas: Texas has always been a Democratic state, 1869:p. 2 (J.W. Flanigan, of Texas)
    • found: Biog. dir. U.S. Cong., 1989(Flanagan, James Winright, Texas senator, lawyer, merchant; in Ky. 12 yrs.; settled Henderson, Tx., 1844; in state House of Reps. 1851-2; state Senate 1855-6; lt. gov. Tx. 1869; U.S. Cong. 1870-75; b. Gordonsville, Va., September 5, 1805; d. September 28, 1887)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files(hdg.: Flanagan, James Winright, 1805-1887; variant: Flanaghan, James Winright)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, viewed October 28, 2014(Flanagan, James Winright, a Senator from Texas; born in Gordonsville, Orange County, Va., September 5, 1805; attended the common schools and received private instruction; moved to Cloverport, Ky., in 1816, and engaged in mercantile pursuits; justice of the peace 1823-1833; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1825 and practiced in the Breckenridge County circuit 1833-1843; moved to Henderson, Rusk County, Tex., in 1843 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1851-1852; member, State senate 1855-1856; member of the State constitutional conventions in 1866 and 1868; elected lieutenant governor of Texas in 1869 and served until his resignation in 1870 to become Senator; upon the readmission of Texas to representation was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 30, 1870, to March 3, 1875; chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Forty-third Congress); died in Longview, Gregg County, Tex., September 28, 1887; interment in the family burying ground in East Henderson, Tex.)
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