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Senate Committee on Judiciary - 12th 1st C.S. (1870)

Committee Members
Mijamin Priest, Chair
E.L. Alford
Marmion Henry Bowers
Edward Thomas Broughton, Jr.
Ebenezer Lafayette Dohoney
James Postell Douglas
Webster Flanagan
J.S. Mills
William Henry Parsons
Edward Bradford Pickett
George T. Ruby
Charges
• Investigate question of whether J.M. Thurmond has resigned as judge of the 31st Judicial District.

Note:
Lieutenant Governor appointed members of the standing Committee on Judiciary on 1/19/1871 naming Fountain as chair and Parsons, Bowers, Hall, Saylor, Pickett, Dohoney, and Ruby as members. Petition by J.M. Thurmond and letter from Governor Edmund J. Davis appear at S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S. 149 (1871) and are restated as part of the Committee's report. On motion of Senator Saylor, petition and letter from Governor referred to Committee on Judiciary 2/3/1871. Senate vote on motion found at S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S. 304 (1871) and at S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S. 308 (1871)
12th Flanagan, Douglas, Mills and Broughton Added to by Adjourned Session, page 22 by motion to add all lawyers to the Judiciary committee.

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