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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, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office, 11/5/1849, p. 3. 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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