A Guide to the James Winwright Flanagan Papers
James Winwright Flanagan (1805-1887) was born in Gordonsville, Virginia and grew up in Henderson, Texas. He practiced law after passing the bar in 1825 and later served in the Texas House of Representatives (1851-52) and the Texas Senate (1855-1856). Flanagan was elected lieutenant governor of Texas in 1869 and served as a Republican in the U. S. Senate (1870-1875).
“Flanagan, James Winwright.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed March 8, 2012.http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000186.
The James Winwright Flanagan Papers, 1872, consists of a speech made by Flanagan to the United States Senate on June 1, 1872.
This collection is open for research use.
James Winwright Flanagan Papers, 1872, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Processed by Frances Rodgers, March 1975.
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