S.E. Barnett

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 (1)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rains
H 42 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (2)   Democrat Lone Oak / Hunt   Hunt, Rains

(1) Greenville. House Journal.
(2) Lone Oak. House Journal.

Terms of Service top

House District 42
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Greenville / Hunt
Counties in district: Hunt, Rains
House District 42
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th (2)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lone Oak / Hunt
Counties in district: Hunt, Rains

(1) Greenville. House Journal.
(2) Lone Oak. House Journal.

Biographical Information 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, Sr., birth date 6/26/1891 in Texas; 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, with spouse Lucille H. Barnett. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs and research notes, "The Barnett Family." Tribal Hearth, Our Family History.
  • Obituary, S.E. Barnett, "Lindale Rites Due 'Speedy' Barnett," 5/30/1975, p. 6. "He was a state representative from Greenville from 1926-1929 and superintendent of printing for the state prison system at Huntsville for 17 years." Tyler Morning Telegraph.


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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