F.W. Simmons

Frank W. Simmons

Full Name: Frank W. Simmons
Date of birth: October 12, 1829
Date of death: October 14, 1909

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Hackberry / Lavaca   Lavaca

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, hospital steward and doctor. F.W. Simmons. Pension File No. 02379 (F.W.Simmons), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - F.W. Simmons, Copiah County, Mississippi, age 21, born circa 1829 in Mississippi, school teacher.
    Census of 1860 - F.W. Simmons, Copiah County, Mississippi, age 30, living in household with Elizabeth Simmons.
    Census of 1870 - Franklin Simon, Lavaca County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1830 in Mississippi, living in household with Elizabeth Simon.
    Census of 1880 - F.W. Simmons, Lavaca County, Texas, age 50, born circa 1830 in Mississippi, farming, wife E.A.
    Census of 1900 - F.W. Simmons, Karnes, Texas, age 71, born October 1829 in Mississippi, farmer, wife E.A. FamilySearch. 1850 1860 1870 1880 1900
  • Dr. F.W. Simmons, birth date 10/12/1829 in Mississippi, died 10/14/1909, burial in Runge City Cemetery, Runge, Karnes County, Texas, with spouse E.A. Simmons. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice - Dr. Frank Simmons, 10/17/1909, p. 27. Died 10/14/1909 (Thursday). "Moved to Texas in the '60s to practice medicine." Houston Chronicle.
  • Biographical sketch, F.W. Simmons, pp. 49-50. Born 10/12/1829 in Pike County, Mississippi, moved to Texas 1863, doctor. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.


  • Photograph. F.W. Simmons, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
State Asylums  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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