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Lewis G. Harman Lewis G. Harman
Full Name: Lewis G. Harman
Other surnames: Harmon
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Paris / Lamar   Hopkins, Lamar
S 2 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (2) (3) (4) (5)     Tarrant / Hopkins   Hopkins, Lamar
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) L.G. Harman, Secretary, Ratification meeting of States Rights Constitutional Democrats, 8/28/1860, Hopkins County courthouse, Tarrant. State Gazette (Austin), 9/29/1860. crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 8th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/7/1859, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment, being called by Districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, took the oath of office and their seats." Senate Journal.
(5) 8th Legislature - One of 15 newcomers to the Senate, 8th Regular Session, p. 302. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Name listed, Lewis G. Harman (opening day roll call, p. 2), L.G. Harman, native of Tennessee, age 33, immigrated 1837, Hopkins county, surveyor, Tarrant post office (Senate roster, p. 603). Senate Journal. 8th Leg., p. 2
  • 8th Leg., p. 603
    Biographical Sketches
  • Rep. L.G. Harman, co-author of article on Lamar County. The Texas Almanac for 1867 with Statistics, Descriptive and Biographical Sketches, etc., Relating to Texas, p. 169, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Possibly Lewis G. Harman listed in Masonic Lodge, Tarrant Lodge No. 91, Hopkins County. Masonic Voice Review, Volume 16, 1857, p. 378. Google Books.
  • Census of 1860, Tarrrant Hopkins County - L.G. Harman, age 33, surveying, born in Tennessee. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Name listed, Lewis G. Harmon. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in history of Senatorial redistricting for Lamar County, "Backward Glances (from the scrapbooks of the late A.W. Neville, Editor of the Paris News, 1936-1956, 3/14/1951)," republished 8/26/1976, p. 6. Paris News.
  • Name listed, Lewis G. Harmon. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Lewis G. Harman, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. Lewis Harman, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Land Office  
    Private Land Claims  
    State Penitentiary, Location of a Branch, Select  

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