Rosser Thomas

Rosser Thomas

Full Name: Rosser Thomas, Sr.
Date of birth: August 27, 1869
Date of death: November 20, 1961

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
H 7 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Ladonia / Fannin   Fannin

Terms of Service top

House District 34
Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907
Legislatures: 29th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Bonham / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin
House District 7
Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901
Legislatures: 26th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Ladonia / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Judge Rosser Thomas, Sr., "Rites Slated for Thomas," 11/21/1961, sec. 1, p. 11. Houston Chronicle.
  • Memorial, March 1962, p. 257. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - John R. Thomas, Bryan, Brazos County, age 10, son of James D. and Sarah F. Thomas.
    Census of 1900 - Rosser Thomas, Ladonia, Fannin County, age 30, born August 1869 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Pearl, daugher Durell.
    Census of 1910 - Rosser Thomas, Bonham, Fannin County, age 40, County Attorney, spouse Pearl J., daugher Sarah F.D., son James R. Thomas.
    Census of 1920 - Rosser Thomas, Dallas, Dallas County, age 49, lawyer, spouse Pearl J., daugher Durelle, son James R. Thomas.
    Census of 1930 - J. Rosser Thomas, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 60, spouse Pearl, in household of son Rosser Thomas, Jr.
    Census of 1940 - John R. Thomas, Houston, Harris County, age 70, attorney, lodger. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Rosser Thomas, Sr., birth date 8/27/1869 in Millican [Brazos County]; death date 11/20/1961 in Houston, Harris County; county judge; father James D. Thomas, mother Sarah Fleming Rosser, informant Rosser Thomas, Jr. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Judge Rosser Thomas (1869-1961), burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Education (Chair) 
Public Grounds and Buildings  
26th R.S. - 1899
Engrossed Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Public Printing  
Towns and City Corporations  

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