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Pleasant Kittrell
Full Name: Pleasant Williams Kittrell
Date of birth: April 13, 1805
Date of death: September 29, 1867

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Huntsville / Walker   Grimes, Madison, Walker
H 40 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (2)     Unknown / Madison   Grimes, Madison, Walker
(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Included "[a]mong 1855 legislators that this writer has positively identified as Know Nothings." The party was active in Texas at the state level between 1855 and 1857. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414, 416-417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch of Pleasant Williams Kittrell. Relatives: Pleasant Williams Kittrell - father, Norman Goree Kittrell, Sr. - son; Norman Goree Kittrell, Sr. - father, Norman Goree Kittrell, Jr. - son; Pleasant Williams Kittrell - grandfather, Norman Goree Kittrell, Jr. - grandson. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • KITTRELL, PLEASANT WILLIAMS (1805-1867). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Norman Goree Kitrell, Sr. portrait and biographical sketch. Relatives: Pleasant Williams Kittrell - father; Norman Goree Kittrell, Sr. - son. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education (Chair) 
    Message of the Governor on Kansas Affairs  
    Physicians, To Enquire Into Expediency of Establishing a Medical Board  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  
    Surveying Public Lands, Select  

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