S.M. Meeks

Stephen Munson Meeks

Full Name: Stephen Munson Meeks
Date of birth: December 22, 1868
Date of death: July 2, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 12, 1909 - May 11, 1909 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Somerville / Burleson   Burleson

(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) Sylvester Wilburn, in special election 7/25/1910, succeeded Stephen M. Meeks, resigned after 2nd C.S. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Stephen Munson Meeks, birth date 12/22/1868 in Paynes Cove, Tennessee; death date 7/2/1941 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; Constable, Precinct 1, Bexar County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Stephen Munson Meeks (1868-1941), burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County. Includes photo of Constable and Mrs. S.M. Meeks. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, Constable S.M. "Charlie" Meeks, "Rites Today for Meeks: Constable's Wife Appointed to Fill Unexpired Term," 7/3/1941, p. 10A. "A native of Tennessee, Meeks came to Texas at the age of 17 . . . Meeks had a long career in public office. As a young man, he was elected tax assessor and collector of Bell County, and later was elected to the 31st Legislature. A few months before his term expired in 1909, Meeks moved to San Antonio." San Antonio Express.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - S.M. Meeks, postoffice Summerville, nativity Tennessee, age 39 (born circa 1870), saloon and ranchman, 18 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. S.M. Meeks, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Military Affairs  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
State Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Military Affairs  
Mines and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Revenue and Taxation  

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