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Sam H. Goodlett Samuel H. Goodlett
Full Name: Samuel H. "Sam" Goodlett
Other surnames: Goodlet
Date of birth: November 19, 1853
Date of death: April 1, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington
H 48 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Burleson, Lee, Washington
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, R.S., 1/18/1929, p. 163. Died "in the spring of 1928, at Austin, Texas," age 75. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Sam Goodlet, 4/4/1928, p. 2. Goodlet "served two terms in the state legislature from Washington county." Died Sunday morning, 4/1/1928. Austin American.
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel H. Goodlett, Brenham, p. 161. Born 11/19/1853 in Gay Hill, Washington County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Samuel H. Goodlett, Washington County, age 26, born circa 1854 in Texas, school teacher, living with brother James Goodlett.
    Census of 1900 - Sam R. Goodlet, Brenham, Washington County, age 47, born November 1853 in Texas, lawyer.
    Census of 1920 - Samuel H. Goodlet, Travis County, age 65, born circa 1855 in Texas. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1920
  • S.H. Goodlet, death date 4/1/1928, Austin, Travis County, "abt 70 yrs" of age, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel H. Goodlett. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Candidate announcement, "For Floater: Mr. Sam H. Goodlett Will Make the Race Subject to the Primaries," Brenham Daily Banner, 5/29/1898, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "He is a native of Texas and Washington county, born near Gay Hill in 1853." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - S.H. Goodlett, postoffice Brenham, nativity Texas, age 39, lawyer, 39 years in Texas, lawyer, member of previous legislature: 26th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Sam H. Goodlett, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Pan-American Relations, Investigate  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  

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