H.N. Graves

Harry Newton Graves

Full Name: Harry Newton Graves
Date of birth: April 4, 1877
Date of death: December 3, 1957

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 83 Jan 12, 1937 - Oct 28, 1937 45th (1) (2)   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Williamson
H 83 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Williamson
H 83 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (3)   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Williamson
H 83 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Williamson
H 83 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Georgetown / Williamson   Williamson

(1) Robert Stoll, in special election 7/23/1938, succeeded Harry N. Graves, resigned 10/28/1937. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Texas Topics," by Raymond Brooks, 12/23/1937, p. 8. "Resignations from the legislature continue, as members take state positions . . ." - Byron England, Unemployment Compensation Commission; Charles D. Rutta, Attorney General; Harry Graves, Criminal Appeals Court. Doyle Settle working for Texas Tech, but not necessary to retire from Legislature. Port Arthur News.
(3) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.


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Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Appropriations (Chair) 
Building Situation for State Departments, Special  
Liquor Traffic  
44th R.S. - 1935
Crowded Conditions in Capitol and State Owned Office Buildings  
Liquor Traffic  
Oil Industry and 'Hot Oil Situation,' Special  
State Departments and Permanent School Fund, Special  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Subcommittee on State Institutions for Insane, Special  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Appropriations Subcommittee on Hospital for Crippled and Deformed Children  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Selling State Jobs  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
Selling of State Jobs, Investigate Alleged (Chair) 
42nd R.S. - 1931
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Oil and Gas Industry, Investigate  
Organization and Economy (Chair) 
Rules (Chair) 
41st R.S. - 1929
Game and Fisheries  
Highway Department, Investigate  
Liquor Traffic  
Oil and Gas Leases, Investigate  
Prison Centralization Commission  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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