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Selby Evans Barnett

Full Name: Selby Evans "Speedy" Barnett, Sr.
Date of birth: June 26, 1891
Date of death: May 28, 1975

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rains
H 42 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Lone Oak / Hunt   Hunt, Rains

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/8/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Selby Evans Barnett, birth date 6/26/1891, death date 5/28/1975 in Tyler, Smith County, newspaper publisher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Selby E. Barnett, birth date 6/26/1891, death date 5/28/1975, burial in Lindale Cemetery, Lindale, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs and research notes, "The Barnett Family." Tribal Hearth, Our Family History.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
40th R.S. - 1927
Engrossed Bills  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Printing  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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