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Pryor Lea
Full Name: Pryor Lea
Date of birth: August 31, 1794
Date of death: September 14, 1879

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 29 Nov 5, 1861 - Aug 6, 1866 10th (1)   9th (2) (3)     Goliad / Goliad   Bee, Dimmit, Goliad, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio
(1) 10th Legislature - 11/3/1863, p. 1. Holdover Senator, listed in "roll was then called as follows. . ." Senate Journal.
(2) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
(3) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/5/1861, p. 9. "Honorable Pryor Lea, Senator elect from the 29th District, came forward, presented his credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and his seat." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • LEA, PRYOR (1794-1879). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Joseph Henry Boothe biographical sketch, p. 111. Boothe married Miss Jimmie Lea, granddaughter of the late Judge Pryor Lea, of Goliad, Texas, in October, 1879. Relatives: Joseph Henry Boothe - grandson-in-law; Pryor Lea - grandfather-in-law. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Pryor Lea, "Appointed by Secession Convention President Oran M. Roberts as a member of the committee to prepare and publish as an 'Address to the People of Texas' an explanation of the proceedings of the Convention." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance (Chair) 
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Confederate Relations  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  
     

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