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A.S. Hawkins Albert Scales Hawkins
Full Name: Albert Scales Hawkins
Date of birth: March 1868
Date of death: June 5, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 10, 1905 - Dec 22, 1906 29th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Abilene / Taylor   Andrews, Borden, Callahan, Crane, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
H 106 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Midland / Midland   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
H 106 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Midland / Midland   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
(1) "State Senate honors a vet: W.J. Cunningham given privileges, makes speech," 10/13/1936, p. 3: "In 1906 in a special election held in Dec. of that year, he defeated the incumbent, Senator Hawkins, for the honor of representing this district...", SR 13. Abilene Daily Reporter.
(2) "W.J. Cunningham to first public office 40 years ago this month," 11/3/1943, p. 10. In 1906, drafted during caucus at Baird to run against incumbent Senator Hawkins. Abilene Reporter-News.
(3) 30th Legislature - Notice of resignation for Senator A.S. Hawkins dated 12/21/1906 on file in Secretary of State's office, accepted by Governor S.W.T. Lanham on 12/22/1906, p. 57; Oath of office administered to Senator W.J. Cunningham, 1/29/1907, p. 153. Senate Journal.
(4) William J. Cunningham, in special election 1/1/1907, succeeded Albert S. Hawkins, resigned 12/22/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Albert S. Hawkins, born 1868 in Fannin County, death date 6/5/1920 in Midland, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Midland County. Includes photo and biographical sketch from Who's Who in Arizona, Volume 1, 1913; discusses legislative service in the Texas House of Representatives representing Midland and in the Texas Senate from the Abilene District. "In 1904, the year in which he was elected Senator, Mr. Hawkins was married to Miss Sallie W. Bell, of Marshall, Texas. He was married three times, his first wife was Effie Snelson." Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - A.S. Hawkins, Midland County, Texas, age 32, born March 1868 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Effie.
    Census of 1920 - Albert S. Hawkins, Ward County, Texas, age 51, born circa 1869 in Texas, farmer/stock farm, spouse Litha J., daughters Rachial and Peggie, son Albert J.
    A.S. Hawkins, marriage to Effie Snelsen 4/30/1895 in Midland County, Texas; marriage to Sallie Bell 7/20/1904 in Harrison County, Texas. Albert S. Hawkins, marriage to Letha J. Haberman 3/31/1918 in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Albert Scales Hawkins in birth record for son Albert Ashton Hawkins, spouse Letha J. Hawkins (1918). FamilySearch. 1900 1920 Arizona Marriages, 1865-1949 Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (1) Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (2)
  • Albert S. Hawkins. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Albert Scales Hawkins, born March 1868 in Ladonia, Texas; died 6/5/1920 in Midland. Member of the Texas State Senate. Descendants of Joseph Neely and Martha Johnston, by A.H. Gilbertson, 2/23/2019. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Capital Bank and Trust Company, Investigate, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Land and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Blind Asylum  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial Districts  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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