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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. 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. "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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