N.R. Lindsey

Newton R. 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.

Terms of Service top

House District 77
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885
Legislatures: 18th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Comanche / Comanche
Counties in district: Brown, Comanche

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • N.R. Lindsey. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

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, Comanche County. "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).


  • Photograph. N.R. Lindsey, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Debt  
Stock and Stockraising  

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