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Rawleigh Smyth Rawleigh Portue Smyth
Full Name: Rawleigh Portues Smyth
Date of birth: August 4, 1855
Date of death: February 3, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 120 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Plainview / Hale   Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Parmer
H 120 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Plainview / Hale   Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Parmer
H 102 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Plainview / Hale   Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Cottle, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Foard, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, King, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SMYTH, RAWLEIGH PORTUES (1855-1941). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rawleigh Smyth, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rawleigh Smyth, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rawleigh Smyth, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Federal Relations  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Lobbying Activities, Investigation  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Adjutant General's Department, Special  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  

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