James Charles Wilson
James Charles Wilson (24 August 1816 – 7 February 1861) was an early settler of Texas and later a state legislator.
Wilson was born in Yorkshire, England, on August 21, 1818. He emigrated to the Republic of Texas in 1836.
He lived in Brazoria, Texas where he became district clerk before representing Calhoun, Jackson, Matagorda, and Wharton counties in the House of Representatives of the Third and Fourth Legislatures from 1848 to 1853. In 1856 he became commissioner of the Court of Claims.
In addition to his legal career, Wilson also served as a Methodist minister.
- Wilson, James C., Jr. (1910), James Charles Wilson: A Sketch of His Life. Wilson Printing Co., Victoria, Texas.
- James Charles Wilson from the Handbook of Texas Online
- James Charles Wilson at the Texas State Cemetery
- James Charles Wilson at Find a Grave
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