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C.F. Richards Cyrus Fleetwood Richards
Full Name: Cyrus Fleetwood Richards, Sr.
Date of birth: January 1, 1889
Date of death: July 22, 1963

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 11, 1921 - Dec 7, 1922 37th (1) (2)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 86 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell
H 86 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (3)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell
(1) Alvin J. Wirtz, in special election 1/10/1923, sworn in 38th Legislature, succeeded Cyrus F. Richards, resigned 12/7/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 37th Legislature - 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, listed as Senator-elect. Senate Journal.
(3) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 1963, p. 903. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Cyrus Richards, birth date 1/1/1889, death July 1963. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • Cyrus Fleetwood Richards, Sr., birth date 1/1/1889, death date 7/22/1963, photo, interment in Lockhart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell County. Find a Grave.
  • William George (Bill) Richards obituary, 3/2/1992. Relatives: Cyrus F. Richards - father, William George "Bill" Richards - son. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.F. Richards, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.F. Richards, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.F. Richards, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Congressional Districts  
    Educational Affairs  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Nominations by the Governor  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
    Representative Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    Site for State Park  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Highway Commission, Investigate  
    Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Common Carriers  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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