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Samuel C. Patton Samuel C. Patton
Full Name: Samuel Collier Patton
Other surnames: Patten
Date of birth: October 4, 1842
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca, Wharton
S 27 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4)   16th (5) (6)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(6) 16th Legislature - 1/14/1879, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected senators, approached the president's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, Samuel Collier Patten, p. 248. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biography, Samuel Collier Patton, p. 240. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Possibly Collier Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 37 (born ca. 1843 in GA), lawyer, wife Mary (age 25). HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel C. Patton, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel C. Patton, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    State Indebtedness  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Governor's Message, Election of County Officers in Harrison and Smith Counties  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiary  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Debt  
    Revision of Code  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
     

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