Timon A. James


Jefferson Democrat April 24, 1886

Dr. JAMES moved his family from Richwoods to De Soto last Monday.


Jefferson Democrat May 26, 1886

Dr. James and wife were in Richwoods last week, attending a family reunion.


“History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford and Gasconade Counties", Biographical Appendix, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1888.
T. A. James, M. D., is a son of Dr. L. and Mary (Reynolds) James, and was born in Monroe County, Ill., in 1856.  Dr. L. James, who is of French descent, is also a native of Monroe County, Ill., and was born in 1820; he graduated from the St. Louis Medical College, in 1861, and began practice at Waterloo in his native county, where he resided until about 1873, when he moved to Cruise, Washington Co., Mo., where he is still actively engaged in practice. His wife is also of French descent, and was born in Randolph County, Ill, in 1832. They have five children living, viz.: Tracy, wife of M. A. Casey; Dr. T. A.; Emma, wife of P. S. Coleman; Griffith and Susie. Dr. T. A. James received his literary education at Christian Brothers' College, St. Louis, and when twenty years of age began the study of medicine under the preceptorship of his father. In 1878 he entered St. Louis Medical College, from which institution he graduated in March, 1881. He began the practice of his chosen profession at St. Clair, Franklin Co., Mo., where he remained one year, and then removed to Labaddie. In the spring of 1886 he located in De Soto, where he has since resided, and is one of the leading physicians and surgeons of Jefferson County. October 25, 1881 he married Miss Mary C. Flynn, a daughter of Michael Flynn, of Washington County; she was born in Washington County, in 1857. Mr. and Mrs. James have two children: William A. and Liona.  Politically, Dr. James is a Democrat. He is special medical examiner of the Select Knights of the A. O. U. W., and is a member of the Masonic fraternity. He and wife are members of the Roman Catholic


1897 Directory of the City of DeSoto, Jefferson Co., MO

T.A. James, Physician, 208 S. Main St.


1898 Historical Atlas of Jefferson Co., MO

T.A. James, Physician & Surgeon & Mayor, DeSoto came to county in 1886

(portrait department 1898 Historical Atlas of Jefferson Co., MO)

Timon A. James. M.D.  DeSoto