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Emory W. Smith
Full Name: Emory W. Smith
Date of birth: September 16, 1830
Date of death: December 24, 1888

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 11, 1887 - Dec 24, 1888 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Merrilltown / Travis   Travis
(1) Merrilltown post office discontinued in 1902. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Embre W. Smith, Merrilltown. 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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 21st Legislature, R.S., Memorial resolution and service, 4/1/1889, pp. 952-959. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Army of Northern Virginia, participated in battles of Gaines' Mill, Spottsylvania Court House, and the siege of Petersburg. Biographical sketch, Emory W. Smith, p. 177. Born in Brunswick County, Virginia; married Miss Letitia Bowen of Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Illness and death notice, Hon. Emory Smith, member of the 20th Legislature, 12/18/1888, p. 4; 12/25/1888, p. 4. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1880 - Ermy W. Smith, Travis County, farmer, born circa 1831 in Virginia, spouse Sarah L. Smith. FamilySearch.
  • E.W. Smith, birth date 9/16/1830, death date 12/24/1888, interment in Merrilltown Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Emory W. Smith. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • E.W. Smith, birth date 9/16/1830, death date 12/24/1888, interment in Merrelltown Cemetery, Austin. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
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    Capitol Dedication Arrangements  
    Executive Mansion  
    John Kellum, Enrolling Clerk of the House  
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