James L. Autry House

James L. Autry House (HM16OE)

Location: Houston, TX 77006 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 44.609', W 95° 22.961'

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Mississippi native James L. Autry (1859-1920) moved to Corsicana in 1876. There he studied law and held civic offices at the time of the first oil discoveries in Texas. He was chief counsel for the Texas Co. (later Texaco) and a pioneer in the new field of petroleum law. Autry commissioned Sanguinet and Staats to design this home, which was constructed in 1912. The neoclassical design features a double balustraded gallery and large fluted Doric columns. Also prominent are a port-cochere and fernery (sunroom), and a hipped Ludowici tile roof. The rear garage has upstairs servants quarters.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2010
Marker is the property of the State of Texas
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HM NumberHM16OE
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 269573 N 3292739
Decimal Degrees29.74348333, -95.38268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 44.609', W 95° 22.961'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 44' 36.54" N, 95° 22' 57.66" W
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Area Code(s)713, 832, 281, 210
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Courtlandt Pl, Houston TX 77006, US
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