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P.M. Smith Richard Malcom Smith
Full Name: Richard Malcom Smith
Date of birth: December 29, 1852
Date of death: August 19, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Quitman / Wood   Wood
H 55 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Madison
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Richard M. Smith (1852-1935), burial in Cedars Memorial Gardens, Mineola, Wood County. Biographical sketch on Texas historical marker, Richard Malcolm Smith. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "A Journalistic Survivor - The History of The Eagle," 3/4/2005. Bryan Eagle.
  • Obituary, "R.M. Smith, 82, Lawyer, Political Leader, is Dead," Dallas News, 8/20/1935. Card File.
  • Richard Malcolm Smith, birth date 12/29/1852 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, death date 8/19/1935 in Quitman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - R.M. Smith, postoffice Quitman, Wood County, nativity Kentucky, age 78, lawyer, Democrat, member former legislatures: 24th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. P.M. Smith, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.M. Smith, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Public Printing  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Printing  

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