Temple Houston

Temple Lea Houston

Full Name: Temple Lea Houston
Date of birth: August 12, 1860
Date of death: August 15, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   19th (3) (4)   20th (1) (2)   Democrat Mobeetie / Wheeler Senate President Pro Tempore (20th)   Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Montague, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Terry, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Yoakum, Young, Greer

(1) 20th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected in the absence of the President and President Pro Tem 3/16/1887, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 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).
(3) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(4) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments Address  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Drouth (Drought) Relief  
Fraudulent Renditions of Property for Taxation (Chair) 
Frontier Protection (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Memorial Services for Hon. E.F. Hall and Hon. George Pfeuffer  
Military Affairs  
Penitentiaries  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands  
Rules  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Frontier Protection (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands  
Stock and Stockraising  

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