Samuel Bogart

Samuel Bogart

Full Name: Samuel "Sam" Bogart
Date of birth: April 2, 1797
Date of death: March 11, 1861

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 9, 1861 8th (1) (2)     McKinney / Collin   Collin
S 3 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (3) (4) (5)     Unknown / Collin   Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson
H 6 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (6) (7) (8)     Unknown / Collin   Collin, Grayson
H Fannin Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (9)     Unknown / Fannin   Collin, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt

(1) Bogart resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) McKinney, Collin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) Senate District 3, represented Cooke, Grayson, Denton, Collin, and Dallas counties. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(5) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elect presented their credentials, qualified, and took their seats, 11/3/1851, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.
(6) House District 6, represented Grayson, Collin, and Cooke counties. House Journal.
(7) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(8) Collin County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(9) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
  • "Samuel Bogart, representative from old Fannin County in the heart of the colony," p. 229; Controversy over Senator Sam Bogart's bill to amend the pre-colonist law of 1850, pp. 230-234, discusses anger of constituents in Dallas County and Denton County. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.


  • Photograph. Samuel Bogart, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Indian Difficulties on Frontier  
Military Affairs  
Rules, Select  
4th R.S. - 1851
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Indian Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Private Land Claims  
3rd R.S. - 1849
Apportionment, Special  
Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message  
Federal Relations  
Governor's Message, Select  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings (Chair) 
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
2nd R.S. - 1847
County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Land Office  
State Affairs  

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