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Alfred M. Truit
Full Name: Alfred M. Truit
Other surnames: Truitt
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1) (2) (3) (4)     Unknown / Shelby   Nacogdoches, Shelby
(1) District No. 7, represented Nacogdoches and Shelby Counties. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - 11/5/1849, p. 3. Listed in "roll of Senators being called by Districts, the following gentlemen presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, James Alfred Truit, 11th Legislature, pp. 63-64. Relatives: James Alfred Truit, father; Alfred M. Truit, son. "[James Alfred] Truit and his family settled in Shelby County in 1840 . . ." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Possibly Alfred M. Truitt mentioned in list of officers who served in the Texas regiments in a discussion of the period following Texas joining the union in 1846, Volume I, Chapter VIII, "The Lone Star Under the Star Spangled Banner," p. 149. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers, 1940.
  • Census of 1860 - Possibly A.M. Truit, post office: Truitt Store, Shelby County, age 42, born in NC, occupation: [?] merchant. No A.M. or Alfred M. Truit listed in Nacogdoches census of 1860-1880. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Listed in 3rd Legislature as A.M. Truitt, p. 196. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Committee Informationtop
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Indian Affairs  
    Land Scrips, Loan Bonds, and Other Obligations Issued by the Late Republic of Texas in Comptroller's Office  
    Private Land Claims  
     

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