James Luther Slayden, American congressman. Member Texas House of Representatives, 1892; member 55th to 57th Congresses (1897-1903), 12th Texas District, and 58th to 65th Congresses (1903-1919), 14th District; member World Court League.
Slayden, James Luther was born on June 1, 1853 in Graves Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas A. and Letitia E. (Beadles) Slayden.
Student Washington and Lee University, Virginia, 1872-1873.