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S. Thompson Samuel Allison Thompson
Full Name: Samuel Allison Thompson
Date of birth: September 22, 1851
Date of death: January 31, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2)   Democrat Fort Davis / Jeff Davis   Brewster, El Paso, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Val Verde, Foley, Buchel
(1) Democrat. "The secretary of state has received the election results from the Ninety-sixth or El Paso legislative district, showing that J.G. Welch, independent, and S.A. Thompson, democrat, have been elected to the lower house of the Twenty-fifth legislature." 12/10/1896, p. 4. El Paso Herald.
(2) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Samuel A. Thompson, "S.A. Thompson, Prominent Mason, Claimed by Death," 2/2/1920, p. 12. El Paso Times.
  • Obituary, S.A. Thompson, "Former Member of Texas Legislature Dies at Wichita Falls," Sunday morning, 2/1/1920, p. 9. Fort Worth Record-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, S.A. Thompson, pp. 96-97. Born 9/22/1851 in Huntington County, Pennsylvania. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • S.A. Thompson, born circa 1852 in Pennsylvania, age 68, death date 1/31/1920 in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, ranchman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel Allison Thompson, birth date 9/22/1851, death date 1/31/1920, interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S. Thompson, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Irrigation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Redistricting State Judiciary, Special  
     

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