Orlando Hollingsworth

Orlando Newton Hollingsworth

Full Name: Orlando Newton Hollingsworth
Date of birth: April 5, 1836
Date of death: 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain R.H. Cumby's Company B, 3rd Texas Cavalry, later appointed adjutant of 3rd Texas Cavalry. Biographical sketch, p. 134. Birth date 4/5/1836. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.

Other Resources

  • Orlando Hollingsworth, birth 1836, death 1919, son of Benjamin Benton Hollingsworth and Joicey Jones, marriage to Ruth Grace Katherine Platner 1865, residence in San Marcos, Hays County 1870. Census of 1870, Katelyn Hollan Kennerly Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Ruth Grace Katherine Hollingsworth, birth date 9/18/1847, death date 12/7/1922, widow. FamilySearch.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
State Penitentiary, Select (Chair) 

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