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Leonidas Storey Leonidas Jefferson Storey
Full Name: Leonidas Jefferson Storey
Date of birth: October 6, 1834
Date of death: March 28, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   15th (2)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell Senate President Pro Tempore (16th)   Blanco, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays, Llano, McCulloch, San Saba
H 27 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 27 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe
(1) 16th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 4/19/1879, Regular Session; and 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in Drawing of Senatorial Terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 31st Legislature, 1st C.S., 3/29/1909, pp. 103-104. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 31st Legislature, 2nd C.S., 5/10/1909, p. 375. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Leonidas Jefferson Storey, pp. 795-796. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch in "State Senators elect: personal sketches completed - seventeen lawyers, seven grangers, two doctors, one editor and four colored politicians - the political structure of the new Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 1, 8/12/1880. Galveston Daily News.
  • STOREY, LEONIDAS JEFFERSON (1834-1909). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 13th Lieutenant Governor: Leonidas Jefferson Storey. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 57-58. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 250. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 397-399. Year book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company B, 26th Texas Cavalry, Xavier B. DeBray's brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas, 2007.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Leonidas Storey, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Leonideas Storey, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Leonidas Storey, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Leonidas Storey, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Leonidas Storey, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Funeral and Remains of the Late Honorable Gustave Schleicher  
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Revision of Code  
    Revision of Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments (Chair) 
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
    Revision of Senate Rules of Order and Joint Committee on Rules of Joint Session  
    State Penitentiaries  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Comptroller and Treasurer  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Election Contest, Petition of S.Y. Smith of Walker County, James V. Lea  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Removal of Judge J.J. Thornton, 24th Judicial District (Co-Chair) 
    Rules (Chair) 
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Impeachment Managers, Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District  
    Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District, Select  
    Judiciary No. 1  

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