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Theodore Harris Theodore Harris
Full Name: Theodore Harris
Date of birth: September 12, 1859
Date of death: September 23, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 24 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bandera, Bexar, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Medina

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Resolution sacred to the memory of Mrs. Theodore Harris, 27th Legislature, 3/14/1901, p. 421. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Theodore Harris Dies Suddenly," 9/24/1933, p. 2. Theodore Harris, "former state senator from San Antonio," age 74, died in Asheville, North Carolina, native of St. Louis. Brownsville Herald.
  • Biographical sketch, Theodore Harris, p. 81. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • Theodore Harris, birth date 9/12/1859 in St. Louis, Missouri, death date 9/23/1933 in Dillsboro, North Carolina. North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994. FamilySearch.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Theodore Harris, postoffice San Antonio, Bexar County, nativity Missouri, lawyer, Democrat, age 41 (born circa 1860). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Theodore Harris, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Apportionment (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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