The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 223
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John H. James, Chief Justice of the Fourth Court of Civil
Appeals, died at his summer home near Comfort, Texas, on July
17, 1912. He was born in San Antonio sixty years ago, was
trained in law at Harvard, and had been on the bench of the
Fourth Court of Civil Appeals continuously since its organization
in 1893. A brief sketch of his career is printed in the San An-
tonio Express of July 19.
T. S. Miller, of Dallas, died at Petosky, Michigan, August 3.
He was born at Jackson, Louisiana, in 1850. From 1895 to 1897
he was Professor of Law in the University of Texas, being for
one year Chairman of the Faculty and Dean of the Law Depart-
ment. A brief sketch of his life is in The Dallas News of August
Dr. Sylvester Primer, Professor of Germanic Languages in the
University of Texas, died at his home in Austin, August 13, 1912.
He was born at Geneva, Wisconsin, December 14, 1842. He
served through the Civil War in two New York regiments, the
108th Infantry and the 15th Cavalry. After the War he gradu-
ated at Harvard, and studied at various German universities, tak-
ing the Ph. D. degree from Strassburg. He had been at the Uni-
versity of Texas since 1891. A brief sketch of his life can be
found in Who's Who in America. for 1912-1913.
Judge A. W. Terrell, President of the Texas State Historical
Association, died at Mineral Wells (Texas) on September 8, 1912.
A sketch of his life will be published in a later number of TI-Ii
Thb annual reunion of the United Confederate Veterans of
Texas will be held at Cleburne on October 3 and 4.
The Harris County Bar Association recently placed in the court-
house portraits of Andrew Briscoe, first chief justice of Harris
county; J. W. Henderson, an ex-Governor of 'Texas, and Charles
Stewart, former Congressman. Among the rules governing the
admission of portraits one provides that the subject must have
made a distinct contribution to, the history of the bar of Harris
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