James Willie (Texas politician)
James Willie of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, (5 Jan 1823-1863) was a Texas lawyer, legislator, and attorney general. In 1846, he was elected to represent Washington County in the first Legislature of Texas. He was the principal author of the Texas Penal Code of 1856. He was elected Attorney General of Texas in 1856. He died in Houston in 1863. He was married to Sallie Johnson.
- Lynch, James Daniel (1885). The Bench and Bar of Texas. Nixon-Jones Printing Co. p. 208.
- Texas Legislature (1888). Revised Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure and Errata. The Gilbert Book Co. pp. iii–xii.
- "WILLIE, JAMES | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)". Tshaonline.org. Retrieved 2016-08-13.
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