B.H. Smith

Byron Hayes Smith

Full Name: Byron Hayes Smith
Date of birth: June 6, 1882
Date of death: October 6, 1970

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Birthright / Hopkins   Delta, Franklin, Hopkins
H 35 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Birthright / Hopkins   Delta, Franklin, Hopkins

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House District 35
Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Birthright / Hopkins
Counties in district: Delta, Franklin, Hopkins
House District 35
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Birthright / Hopkins
Counties in district: Delta, Franklin, Hopkins

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Byron Hayes Smith, 87, of Cedar Creek, 10/8/1970, p. 48. Austin American.
  • Census of 1900 - Byron H. Smith, Hopkins County, age 18, born June 1882, son in household of Thomas Smith.
    Census of 1920 - Byron H. Smith, Travis County, age 37, wife Maude G. Smith.
    Census of 1930 - Byran H. Smith, Bastrop County, age 47, wife M. Grace Smith.
    Census of 1940 - Bryan H. Smith, Bastrop County, age 57, wife Maudie G. Smith.
    FamilySearch. 1900 1920 1930 1940
  • Byron Hayes Smith, birth date 6/6/1882 in Hunt County; death date 10/6/1970 in Bastrop, Bastrop County; residence in Cedar Creek; self-employed farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Byron H. Smith, birth date 6/3/1882, permanent home address Birthright, Hopkins County, closest relative Hattie Smith. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Byron H. Smith (1882-1970), burial in Upper Cedar Creek Cemetery, Cedar Creek, Bastrop County, with Maude G. Find a Grave.
  • B.H. Smith of Birthright, "was born at Commerce, Texas and is still single." Biographical sketch and photo, "Texas and Her Legislature (Legislative Section)," Members of Texas House of Representatives, 35th Legislature, 2/28/1917, p. 18. Fort Worth Record.
  • Campaign endorsement, "B.H. Smith," The Sulphur Springs Gazette, 2/4/1916 p. 3, crediting the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. "Mr. Smith is a successful young farmer-teacher and has lived near Tira practically all his life." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - B.H. Smith, postoffice Birthright, nativity Texas, age 36 (born circa 1883), 36 years in Texas, farmer, member of former legislatures: 35th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. B.H. Smith, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.H. Smith, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Exterminating Pink Boll Worm, Investigate  
35th R.S. - 1917
Federal Relations  
Juvenile Training School at Gatesville and the Girls' Training School at Gainesville  
Mines and Mining  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
School for the Deaf Visit  

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