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Anson Rainey Anson Rainey
Full Name: Anson Rainey
Date of birth: March 1, 1848
Date of death: August 6, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Dallas, Ellis
(1) Elected as a democrat. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature - 1/11/1881, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected" Senators who "approached the President's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • RAINEY, ANSON (1848-1922). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Anson Rainey, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Anson Rainey, 17th 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.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Engrossed Bills  
    Insurance, Statistics and History of Texas  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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