L.A. Abercrombie

Leonard Anderson Abercrombie

Full Name: Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Date of birth: December 1, 1832
Date of death: December 23, 1891

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 20th (3) (4)   21st (1) (2)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Henry M. Elmore's 20th Texas Infantry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Leonard A. Abercrombie. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

  • L.A. Abercrombie, birth date 12/1/1832, death date 12/23/1891, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Federal Relations  
Finance  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
20th R.S. - 1887
Education  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Finance  
General Land Office  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands  
Retrenchment and Reform  
State Affairs  

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