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Henry S. Sneed Henry S. Sneed
Full Name: Henry S. Sneed
Other surnames: Snead
Date of birth: 1849
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Republican Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton
(1) Listed as H.S. Sneed in "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Henry Snead, Waller County. House Journal.
(3) Henry Sneed. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Henry Sneed. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • SNEED, HENRY (ca. 1849-?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Henry Snead, p. 104. Born in East Texas in 1849. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 57. Birth year 1844, Appendix D. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry S. Sneed, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
     

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