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TUCKER, JAMES B. (?–?). James B. Tucker, politician, came to Texas in 1834 and represented Shelby Municipality in the General Council. In that body he was a member of the committee appointed to draft an address to the people explaining the removal of President Henry Smithqv and to prepare the articles of impeachment. He was granted a league and labor of land on April 27, 1838.

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