H.A. Dotson

Homer A. Dotson

Full Name: Homer A. Dotson
Date of birth: August 27, 1874
Date of death: October 16, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Nacogdoches
H 17 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Nacogdoches

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) CUSHING, TEXAS. "Cushing, on State Highway 204 and Farm Road 225, eighteen miles northwest of Nacogdoches in extreme northwestern Nacogdoches County, was founded in 1902 . . . " Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Cushing. House Journal.
(4) Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Cushing. Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide.
(6) Nacogdoches. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Homer A. Dotson Died This Morning," 10/16/1918, p. 1. Courtesy East Texas Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University. "Previous to his removal to Mt. Enterprise, Mr. Dotson was a citizen of Nacogdoches, and served this county in the state legislature with ability and distinction." Daily Sentinel (Nacogdoches, Texas).

Other Resources

  • Homer A. Dotson, birth date 8/27/1874 in Attala, Mississippi; marriage to Lizzie Wells, 1903, in Nacogdoches County; death date 10/16/1918 in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965; Dooley Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - H.A. Dotson, Waco, McLennan County, age 25, born August 1874 in Mississippi, at school, son of F.A. and C.A. Dotson.
    Census of 1910 - Homer A. Dotson, Justice Precinct 1, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, age 37, born circa 1873 in Mississippi, lawyer, spouse Lizzie. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Homer A. Dotson, birth date 8/27/1874, death date 10/16/1918, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. Find a Grave.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - Homer A. Dotson, postoffice Nacogdoches, nativity Mississippi, age 36 (born circa 1875), lawyer, 31 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 31st, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Common Carriers  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Senatorial Districts (Chair) 
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Private Corporations  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
31st R.S. - 1909
Private Corporations  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  

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