Thomas Chambers

Thomas Chambers

Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Chambers
Date of birth: March 22, 1840
Date of death: May 24, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler

(1) "Mr. Chambers of Liberty supported every one of the Governor's vetoes. I supposed him a Democrat, but must now conclude that the publication of the official organ in Liberty too remunerative for him to adhere to his former political proclivities." 5/18/1871, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/8/1870. House Journal.
(3) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • CHAMBERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1840-1929). Chambers won election as a Democrat to the Twelfth Texas Legislature. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Comptroller and Treasurer's Offices, Select  
Immigration  
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
12th R.S. - 1871
Immigration  
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Commerce and Manufactures  
Conduct of Comptroller A. Bledsoe, Select Committee  
Education  
12th Provisional - 1870
Rules  

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