David M. Harris

Full Name: David M. "Dave" Harris
Date of birth: May 18, 1887
Date of death: November 24, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 110 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Archer City / Archer   Archer, Clay
H 110 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Archer City / Archer   Archer, Clay
H 110 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Archer City / Archer   Archer, Clay

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Private, 8 Casual Co., World War I. Military grave marker, David M. Harris, birth date 5/18/1887, death date 11/24 (death year obscured), burial in Archer City Cemetery, Archer County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Dave M. Harris, birth date 5/18/1887 in Pottsboro, death date 11/24/1959 in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, stock farmer - county judge. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - D.M. Harris, postoffice Archer City, Archer County, nativity Texas, age 49, stockfarmer, member former legislatures: 43rd, 44th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Obituary, "Former Archer County Judge Dies," Tuesday evening, 11/24/1959, p. 1. Dave M. Harris, birth date 5/18/1887 in Pottsboro, "Archer County resident since 1913 . . . married Miss Marie Koethe in Henrietta in 1927"; "served three terms in the Texas Legislature, from 1933 to 1939"; death date 11/24/1959. Wichita Falls Times.


  • Photograph. D.M. Harris, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.M. Harris, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.M. Harris, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Engrossed Bills  
Live Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
Nepotism in State Government, Special  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
44th R.S. - 1935
Claims and Accounts  
Judicial Districts  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Livestock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
Public Health  
Revenue and Taxation  

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