James Henry "Jim" Vallance was born 31 January 1894 in Denton, Denton County Texas and died 31 January 1972 in Memphis, Hall County Texas. He was the son of the late Henry Green Vallance and Elizabeth Gollihue Vallance. James married Minnie Josephine Kilgore born 5 November 1896 in Texas and died 11 April 1979 in Travis County Texas. They were married about 1921 in Texas. They were the parents of one daughter. Jim was an active farmer in all County and raised Black Angus cattle on his farm near Memphis, Hall County Texas. He served many years as the U.S.Postmaster in Memphis, Hall County Texas. Jim and Minnie are buried in the New Fairview Cemetery, Memphis, Hall County Texas. Jim was this submitters half uncle.