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Samuel Stinson Samuel David Stinson
Full Name: Samuel David Stinson
Date of birth: April 11, 1852
Date of death: April 5, 1937

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   19th (2) (3)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt
(1) 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).
(2) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(3) 19th Legislature - 1/13/1885, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "credentials of the new members were presented" and "had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 342. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Sam David Stinson, born 4/11/1852, died 4/5/1937, lawyer, interment in Shiloh Cemetery, Campbell, Hunt County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. Sam D. Stinson, "Mrs. Rawson's Brother Dies," 4/15/1937, p. 1. Former State Senator, county and district attorney, assistant attorney general during Ferguson administrations. Kerrville Mountain Sun.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel Stinson, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Stinson, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Contingent Expenses  
    Drouth (Drought) Relief  
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Executive Mansion  
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Claims and Accounts  
    Contingent Expense  
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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