David W. Dickson

Full Name: David W. "Dave" Dickson, Jr.
Other surnames: Dixon
Date of birth: September 6, 1866
Date of death: September 9, 1926

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 36 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 36 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar

(1) District 38 comprised of Lamar and Fannin counties; District 69 comprised of Washington county, pp. 40, 42, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 38 represented by D.W. Dickson, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) District 69 represented by D.W. Dickson, p. 144. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "D.W. Dickson Is Called by Death: Justice of Peace and Former State Representative Succumbs to Long Illness," 9/10/1926, p. 2. Born 9/6/1866 in Columbia County, Arkansas, and came to Lamar County, Texas, in 1888, died 9/9/1926 in Paris, Lamar County. "He served in the legislature three consecutive terms, during which time he made a record as being a man of decided convictions, who always took a stand on the moral side of every issue." Paris Morning News.

Other Resources

  • D.H. (D.W.) Dickson, birth date 9/6/1866 in Arkansas, death date 9/9/1926 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas, Justice of the Peace. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dave W. Dickson, birth date 9/6/1866, death date 9/9/1926, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Find a Grave.
  • David W. Dickson. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Liquor Traffic  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Affairs  
34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
State Asylums  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Commerce and Manufactures  
Internal Improvements  
Liquor Traffic  

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