Jesse Richard Smith
Full Name: Jesse Richard Smith
Date of birth: May 2, 1872
Date of death: November 29, 1954
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 8, 1929
Breckenridge / Stephens
Callahan, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton
40th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/11/1927, p. 1.
39th Legislature - All 31 Senators were elected on November 4, 1924, per Secretary of State, oath of office administered, 1/13/1925, p. 1.
39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 4-year term.
Jessie R. Smith.
Texas Legislative Manual
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary, "Ex-State Senator, Jesse Smith, Dies," 11/30/1954, p. 6-A. Jesse R. Smith, birth date 5/2/1872, death date 11/29/1954. State senator 1925-1929. Married to Mrs. Irene Smith 1/4/1943 in the State Senate chamber in Austin.
- Jesse Richard Smith, birth date 5/2/1872 in Tennessee; death date 11/29/1954 in Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas; rancher.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Jesse R. Smith, obituary, birth date 5/2/1872, death date 11/29/1954, burial in Breckenridge Cemetery, Breckenridge, Stephens County.
Find a Grave.
- Smith, Jesse R. - of Breckenridge, Stephens County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944.
Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
- 40th Legislature (1927) - Jesse R. Smith, postoffice Breckenridge, Stevens [sic] County, nativity Tennessee, age 52 (born circa 1875), farmer, banker, Democrat, member of former legislatures: 39th Senate.
Texas Legislative Manual.
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