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N.R. Lindsey Newton Lindsey
Full Name: Newton R. Lindsey
Date of birth: November 6, 1847
Date of death: July 18, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Brown, Comanche

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • N.R. Lindsey. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, N.R. Lindsey, p. 266. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 4th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Newton Lindsey, Comanche, Comanche County, age 32, born circa 1848 in Alabama, lawyer, wife Virginia Lindsey. FamilySearch. 1880
  • N.R. Lindsey, birth date 11/6/1847, death date 7/18/1908, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Comanche, Comanche County. Find a Grave.
  • Newton R. Lindsey. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • "Outstanding Comanche Pioneer, Judge Newton R. Lindsey," The Comanche Chief, 12/15/2005, p. 8A, crediting the Comanche Public Library. Provides text of Comanche County historic plaque on Lindsey. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Death notice, "Death of Judge Lindsey," The Pioneer Exponent, 7/24/1908, p. 1, crediting the Comanche Public Library. "He was the first mayor of Comanche, and also served as county and district attorney." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Historical marker, Lindsey-Gore Home, Comanche, Texas. "After his stint as county attorney, N.R. Lindsey served as a delegate to the 1880 democratic convention, Texas state representative, school trustee and multiple-term mayor of Comanche. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. N.R. Lindsey, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stockraising  

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