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Howard Smith Howard Sterling Smith
Full Name: Howard Sterling Smith
Date of birth: December 12, 1912
Date of death: August 23, 1988

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
H 39 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, World War II, awarded Silver Star. Obituary, Howard S. Smith, Hopkins County Echo, 8/26/1988, p. 3, crediting the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Howard S. Smith, list of Sulphur Springs Men and Women in the armed forces in World War II. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Howard Sterling Smith, birth date 12/12/1912, death date 8/23/1988, interment in New Shirley Cemetery, Shirley, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • Photo and obituary, Howard S. Smith, Hopkins County Echo, 8/26/1988, p. 3, crediting the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. "In 1936 he was elected State Representative from Hopkins County to the Texas Legislature, where he served until 1941." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Howard Smith, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Howard Smith, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Appropriations  
    Counties  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    Rural Aid Legislative Advisory  
    Workmen's Compensation  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Education  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Penitentiaries  
    Rules  
    School Districts  
     

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