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S.P. Skinner Sidney P. Skinner
Full Name: Sidney P. Skinner
Date of birth: October 1, 1863
Date of death: November 27, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1) (2)   29th (3)   30th (1) (2)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis Senate President Pro Tempore (30th)   Ellis, Hill, Johnson
(1) 30th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/8/1907, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "S.P. Skinner Passes Away," 11/29/1935, p. 7. El Paso Times.
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, pp. 1984-1985. Hon. Sidney P. Skinner, born 1863 in Troy, Drew County, Arkansas. Son of Larkin and Serepta (Pittman) Skinner. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Obituary, Sidney P. Skinner, "S.P. Skinner Dies [in] Temple, After Illness," 11/29/1935, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • Other Resources
  • S.P. Skinner, birth date 10/1/1863 in Arkansas, death date 11/27/1935 in Temple, Bell County, attorney and cattleman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • S.P. Skinner, birth date 10/1/1863, death date 11/27/1935, interment in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.P. Skinner, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.P. Skinner, 30th 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.
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    Rules  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Newspaper Reports, Investigate, Special  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Printing  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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