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S.V. Houston Samuel Vaughan Houston
Full Name: Samuel Vaughan "Sam" Houston
Date of birth: December 9, 1861
Date of death: February 23, 1936

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 13, 1925 - Feb 1, 1925 39th (1)   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Karnes, Wilson
H 79 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Karnes, Wilson

(1) T.P. Morris, in special election 2/21/1925, sworn 2/26/1925, succeeded S. V. Houston, resigned after serving only a few days. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, S.V. Houston, member of the firm Bough & Houston in Floresville, pp. 415-416. Parents Dr. John P. Houston and Jennie Vaughan. Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest Texas: Containing Biographical Histories and Genealogical Records of Many Leading Men and Prominent Families, 1894.
  • Other Resources
  • Samuel Vaughn Houston, birth date 12/9/1861 in Florence, Alabama, death date 2/23/1936 in Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, banker, father John Page Houston, mother Virginia Matilde Vaughn, wife Lillie H. Tom. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel V. Houston, birth date 12/9/1861, death date 2/23/1936, burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, S.V. Houston, "Floresville Mayor for 30 Years Dies," 2/24/1936, p. 2. Native of Alabama, former state legislator. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Sam Vaughan Houston, "Descendants of John Houston." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.V. Houston, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Common Carriers  
    Judicial Districts  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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