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Henry Latimer Henry Latimer
Full Name: Henry Russell Latimer
Date of birth: May 3, 1817
Date of death: September 3, 1887

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1) (2)   12th (3) (4)   Democrat Clarksville / Red River   Red River, Titus
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
(3) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 6-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 121. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Biographical sketch of the Latimer family, History of Clarksville and Old Red River. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Other Resources
  • LATIMER, ALBERT HAMILTON (1800?-1877). "In 1834 the Latimers moved to a place northeast of the site of present Clarksville, where they and others founded the town of La Grange (later called Madras)." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • LATIMER, HENRY RUSSELL (1817-1887). Relatives: Henry Russell Latimer and Albert Hamilton Latimer - brothers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry Latimer, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. H.R. Latimer, 13th 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.
  • 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
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agriculture  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Immigration  
    Redistricting/Apportionment, Select  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiary  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiary  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiary  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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