I Bradshaw

Amzi Bradshaw

Full Name: Amzi Bradshaw
Date of birth: January 13, 1823
Date of death: January 23, 1885

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. Remained in effect from its passage until first reapportionment after 1880 Census. University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 14th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of Senators elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1874, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) "Because of the adoption of the new constitution [of 1876], any member of the 14th Legislature who wished to continue to serve had to run for reelection," p. 220. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, Showalter's Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Amzi Bradshaw, birth date 2/13/1824 in biographical sketch, birth date 2/13/1823 on grave marker, death date 1/23/1885. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. I Bradshaw, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary  
Militia  
Public Lands (Chair) 
Removal of Judge Henry Maney, 22nd Judicial District  
Treasurer's Office  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.