L.C. Fisher

Lorenzo Clarke Fisher

Full Name: Lorenzo Clarke Fisher
Date of birth: December 6, 1833
Date of death: February 27, 1906

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 65 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

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House District 65
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Galveston / Galveston
Counties in district: Galveston

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army. L.C. Fisher (full name Lorenzo Clarke Fisher), death date 2/27/1906 in Galveston, widow Mrs. L.C. Fisher, marriage date 11/7/1865 in Galveston. Pension File No. 39454, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Army of Northern Virginia, Green's Brigade. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Lorenzo Fisher, Galveston, Galveston County, age 46, born circa 1834 in Alabama, cotton broker, wife Ella E., daughters Laura L., Ella S. and Lucy.
    Census of 1900 - Lorenzo C. Fisher, Galveston, Galveston County, age 67, born December 1833 in Alabama, public weigher, wife Ella E., daughters Laura L. and Ella S., son Lorenzo C. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, birth date 12/6/1833, death date 2/27/1906, burial in New City Cemetery, Galveston; grave marker also lists Ella E. Fisher (1844-1936), granddaughter Mary Eloise Fisher (1907-1909), son Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, Jr. (1881-1909). Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in letter from William Henry Lewis, 11/9/1861, footnote 61: "L.C. Fisher was a 26-year-old Alabamian from Waverly (Walker County)." Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865, 2000.


  • Photograph. L.C. Fisher, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
Commerce and Manufacturing (Chair) 
Insurance and Statistics  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
Towns, Cities, and Corporations  

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