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A.R. McCollum Augustus Rounsaville McCollum
Full Name: Augustus Rounsaville McCollum
Date of birth: October 10, 1849
Date of death: November 9, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 9, 1917 - Nov 9, 1918 35th (1) (2)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, McLennan, Milam
S 11 Feb 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (3)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, McLennan, Milam
(1) Edgar Witt, sworn 1/14/1919, succeeded Augustus R. McCollum, senator-elect [for 36th Legislature], died 11/9/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, p. 2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916. Senate Journal.
(3) Augustus McCollum, sworn 2/12/1915, succeeded Henry B. Terrell, resigned 1/19/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat in 33rd and 34th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 36th Legislature, R.S., House Journal, 3/17/1919, p. 1103. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 36th Legislature, R.S., Senate Journal, Simple Resolution 93, 3/12/1919, pp. 860-862. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Judge James Russell Burnett, pp. 135-136. Moved to Huntsville, Walker County, in 1870. Relatives: James Russell Burnett - son-in-law; A.M. McCollum - father-in-law. Died at Kerrville on 4/30/1907. The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Other Resources
  • "News Items," Vol. 22, No. 3, "The death of Senator Augustus R. McCollum, of Waco, occurred at Austin, November 9, 1918." Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.R. McCollum,34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.R. McCollum,35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, south wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
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