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John T. Smith John T. Smith
Full Name: John Titus Smith
Date of birth: March 5, 1815
Date of death: February 16, 1874

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 13, 1874 - Feb 16, 1874 14th (1)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity
H 3 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Cherokee, Houston
H 9 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (2)     Crockett / Houston   Houston
H 9 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Crockett / Houston   Houston
(1) John H. Stuart, sworn 1/12/1875, succeeded John T. Smith, died 2/16/1874. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal.
  • 41st Legislature, 4th C.S., 2/11/1930, p. 215. In Memory of Dr. John Beall Smith. Death date 2/8/1930. Relatives: John T. Smith - father, Dr. John Beall Smith - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Concurrent resolutions "relative to the death of the Hon John T. Smith," 14th Legislature, First Session, 2/17/1874, pp. 320-321. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • SMITH, JOHN TITUS (1815-1874). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • "Smith, John Titus (1815-1874) — of Houston County, Tex. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., March 5, 1815. Father of John Beal Smith. County judge in Texas, 1854-60; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1861-62, 1866, 1873-74 (9th District 1861-62, 1866, 3rd District 1873-74); died in office 1874. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., February 16, 1874. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Tex." Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, TX; birth date 3/5/1815; death date 2/16/1874. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Text of John Titus Smith historical marker, Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Texas. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John T. Smith, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John T. Smith, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. John T. Smith, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John T. Smith, 14th 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.
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). 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
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Removal of Judge Henry Maney, 22nd Judicial District  
    State Affairs  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Pension Law  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt  
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Internal Improvement  
    Public Buildings  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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