L.D. Hill

Lafayette Decatur Hill

Full Name: Lafayette Decatur Hill
Date of birth: January 10, 1829
Date of death: December 30, 1918

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Webberville / Travis   Travis

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House District 50
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Legislatures: 25th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Webberville / Travis
Counties in district: Travis

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "Dr. Hill Dead After Short Illness," 12/30/1918, p. 6. "Dr. L.D. Hill, pioneer resident of Travis county for over fifty years . . . came to Travis county in 1853, and took up the practice of medicine, which he continued for over half a century." Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1880 - Lafayatt Hill, Travis County, age 52, born circa 1828 in Tennessee, doctor, spouse Sarah, son Franklin.
    Census of 1900 - Lafayette D. Hill, Austin, Travis County, age 71, born August 1829 in Virginia [sic], physician in household of Rufus Y. King. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Dr. L.D. Hill, birth date 1/10/1828 in Tennessee, death date 12/30/1918 in Austin, Travis County, Texas, m. [medical] doctor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. L.D. Hill, birth date 1/10/1829, death date 12/30/1918, burial in J.J. Manor Hill Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Lafayette Decatur Hill, Class of 1853, born 1828 in Tennessee, post office Webberville, Texas. A Catalogue from 1834 to 1872 of the Professors, Other Instructors, and Alumni With an Historical Sketch of the Medical College (from Its Origin in 1834 to 1847), and of Its Successor, the Med. Dept. of the University of Louisiana (from Its Establishment in 1847 to 1872), New Orleans, 1871, List No. 3 - Annual Class List of the Alumni. Google Books.
  • Mentioned in sketch of Dr. Thomas Joshua Bennett, Travis County, p. 321. The Medicine Man in Texas, 1930.


  • Photograph. L.D. Hill, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Asylums  
State Insane Asylum at Austin, Special  
Towns and City Corporations  
University of Texas, Investigate, Special  

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