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Horace W. Vaughan Horace Worth Vaughan
Full Name: Horace Worth Vaughan
Date of birth: December 2, 1867
Date of death: November 10, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 14, 1911 - Apr 1, 1913 32nd (4)   33rd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris

(1) Absolom C. Oliver, in special election 7/19/1913, sworn 8/13/1913, succeeded Horace W. Vaughan, resigned 4/1/1913. John M. Henderson, sworn 9/11/1914, succeeded Absolom C. Oliver, resigned 8/21/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 33rd Legislature - Roll Call, holdover Senators elected on 11/8/1910 for a full period of four years, 1/14/1913, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal.
(3) Resignation letter to President of the Senate from Senator Horace W. Vaughan, 2/3/1913, effective 3/3/1913; Message from Governor Colquitt, 3/3/1913 and Vaughan's letters of resignation to Governor, 2/13/1913, and withdrawing tender of resignation, 3/2/1913; personal privilege remarks, 3/5/1913; Vaughan resignation letter dated 4/1/1913, effective immediately after adjournment on 4/1/1913, pp. 260, 719-720, 794-795, 1538. Senate Journal.
(4) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • VAUGHAN, Horace Worth (1867-1922). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • VAUGHAN, HORACE WORTH (1867-1922). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Horace Worth Vaughan, p. 153. Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Horace W. Vaughan, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Horace W. Vaughan, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Meningitis Outbreak, Investigate  
    Public Health  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigation of  
    Public Printing  
    Representative Districts  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  

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