D.H. Triplett

Daniel Henry Triplett

Full Name: Daniel Henry "Dan" Triplett
Date of birth: August 15, 1844
Date of death: January 26, 1916

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Orange / Orange   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler

Terms of Service top

House District 1
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Legislatures: 14th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Orange / Orange
Counties in district: Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • TRIPLETT, DANIEL HENRY (1844-1916). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch included in "A Tale of Two Brothers," by Jerry Pennington, presented in part to the Orange County Historical Society at their March 2001 meeting, Las Sabinas, Volume 29, Number 1, 2003, pp. 18-40, see esp. pp. 23-26, crediting Orange County Historical Society. Born 8/15/1844 in Decatur, Illinois, death date 1/26/1916, obituary; "In 1973 [sic 1873] he was the first Orange lawyer elected to serve the District as a State Legislator. He represented Orange in the 14th Legislature in 1874, and in a Special Session in 1875. Dan was only 30 at the time." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "D.H. Triplett, Prominent Attorney Called by Death: Was One Time Member of Legislature . . . ," The Houston Post, 1/27/1916, p. 11, and funeral notice, D.H. Triplett, The Houston Post, 1/28/1916, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). January 27, 1916 January 28, 1916

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judiciary No. 2  
Removal of Judge M. Priest, 4th Judicial District  

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