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Lucius H. Browne
Full Name: Lucius Henry Browne
Other surnames: Brown
Date of birth: December 17, 1838
Date of death: October 25, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Apr 6, 1882 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Helena / Karnes   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
(1) No record of party affiliation. Assumed democrat due to affiliation in other sessions, service in the Confederate Army, convention attendance, or information included in biographical sketches. Legislative Reference Library.
(2) Lucas H. Brown, sworn 4/6/1882, succeeded Ellsberry R. Lane, resigned 2/1/1882. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 29th Legislature, R.S., 3/9/1905, p. 403. Last name Browne. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., 4/6/1882, p. 3 and Index, p. 99 - last name Brown. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Lucas H. Brown biographical sketch, p. 285. Birth date 12/17/1837. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Military Service Notes
  • 1st Lieutenant, Company I, 3rd Texas Infantry RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Judge L.H. Browne Dead," 10/31/1904, p. 1. Mentions son J. L. Browne of Karnes City. Brownsville Herald.
  • John Lucius Browne, birth date 9/11/1866, death date 11/19/1938, father Henry Lucius Browne. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Lucius Henry Browne, birth date 12/17/1838, death date 10/25/1904, interment in San Marcos Cemetery, Hays County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge Browne Dead: Funeral of Eminent Jurist Held in San Marcos by the Masons," 10/28/1904, p. 3. Born in Arkansas in 1838, elected to State Senate in 1882, settled in San Marcos 1885. Relatives: Lucias H. Browne - father, Hon. J.L. Browne of Karnes City - son. Galveston Daily News.
  • Census of 1880 lists Lucias H. Browne of Karnes County - born in Arkansas around 1839. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Lucias Henry Browne, birth date 12/17/1838, death date 10/25/1904, Confederate Veteran, interment in San Marcos Cemetery, Hays County. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • "Though the freshman senators of the Seventeenth Legislature generally were Democrats . . . No fewer than eleven had fought for the Confederacy," [among them Browne, McLane, McDonald, and Davis,] p. 280. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Name listed Lucas H. Brown. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 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.
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