Lynch Davidson

Lynch Davidson

Full Name: Lynch Davidson
Date of birth: January 3, 1873
Date of death: January 27, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Fort Bend, Harris, Waller
H 15-4 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 16, 1920 36th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) "Governor Calls Special Harris County Elections," 2/6/1920, p. 5. "Lynch Davidson and Charles Murphy resigned to make the race for Senate. . ."; "Davidson Winner in Senatorial Race," 3/12/1920, p. 2. Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas).
(2) Senate District 16 election 3/4/1920 - Lynch Davidson, "democrat," defeated Charles Murphy, "endorsed by the Non-Partisan League and organized labor of Houston", 3/8/1920, p. 2; "Non-Partisan League Makes its Bow in Texas Politics," 3/4/1920, p. 5. Denton Record-Chronicle.
(3) In Senate, Lynch Davidson, in special election 3/4/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Rienzi M. Johnston, resigned 1/12/1920. In House, J. Lewis Thompson, sworn 5/27/1920, succeeded Lynch Davidson, resigned 1/16/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.


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Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Agricultural Affairs  
Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 

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