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Don Hampton Biggers Don Hampton Biggers
Full Name: Don Hampton Biggers
Date of birth: September 27, 1868
Date of death: December 11, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 108 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland
H 122 Jan 12, 1915 - Sep 3, 1915 34th (5) (6)   Democrat Lubbock / Lubbock   Andrews, Borden, Briscoe, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum
(1) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 34th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American.
(3) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(4) Don H. Biggers, in special election 2/21/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Dave J. Neill, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
(6) William Bledsoe, in special election 10/9/1915, succeeded Don H. Biggers, resigned 9/3/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • BIGGERS, DON HAMPTON (1868-1957). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Don Hampton Biggers, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Agriculture  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Irrigation (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
     

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