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Henry L. Lewis Henry L. Lewis
Full Name: Henry Lee Lewis
Date of birth: June 2, 1847
Date of death: April 16, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Hearne / Robertson   Bell, Milam, Robertson
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch of the Lewis family. Includes a portrait of Henry Lee and a passage from the Texas Baptist and Herald dated 5/2/1895. Brief History and Genealogy of the Hearne Family. . ., pp. 644-650. Relatives: Charles Lewis - father; Henry Lee Lewis - son. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • Excerpt from the Cameron Herald, 4/25/1895, "Hon. H.L. Lewis, one of the largest farmers on the Brazos River, died at his home in Hearne last week. He was a member of the 21st Legislature." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry L. Lewis, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
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