James Lockhart Autry

James Lockhart Autry

Birth
Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, USA
Death 29 Sep 1920 (aged 60)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Sec LHS, Lot 083
Memorial ID 91246766 · View Source
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Son of Lt. Col. James Lockhart Autry, and grandson of Micajah Autry, who died at the Alamo.

Married Allie Kinsloe in 1896 in Corsicana, Texas.

Father of James L. Autry Jr. (III) and Alice May (Autry) Kelley.

In 1915 Autry suffered a stroke and he spent the last five years of his life a semi-invalid seeking rehabilitation and use of his right side.


JAMES L. AUTRY, general attorney of the Texas Company and well-known member of the Texas bar, was born in Mississippi. His parents came from Alabama and Tennessee and his grandparents from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. His father, James L. Autry, was also a lawyer and commanded a Mississippi regiment in the Civil War, losing his life in, the service of the Confederacy at the battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. His grandfather, Micajah Autry, came to Texas in 1836, and lost his life in the historic fight at the Alamo. His name is on the Alamo monument at Austin. Mr. Autry was educated at Sewanee University and was admitted to the bar in Texas in 1881, and until 1904 was engaged in the practice of law in Corsicana. From that city he removed to Beaumont, coming thence to Houston in 1907. Has been general attorney of the Texas Company since its organization in 1902, and was one of its organizers. He belongs to the following clubs: Houston, Thalian, Houston Country, Oleander Country and Houston Launch Club. Also director in Houston Chamber of Commerce and vestryman of Christ Church. In 1896 at Corsicana, Texas, he married Miss Allie Kinsloe. They have two children, James L. Autry Jr. and Alice May Autry.

"Men of Affairs of Houston and Environs:
A Newspaper Reference Work" 1913; p.30


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  • Created by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
  • Added: 2 Jun 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 91246766
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Lockhart Autry (4 Nov 1859–29 Sep 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 91246766, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca Ewing Peterson (contributor 46987065) .