S.B. Cowell

Silas Benjamin Cowell

Full Name: Silas Benjamin Cowell
Date of birth: April 27, 1866
Date of death: April 20, 1956

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 9, 1917 33rd (2)   34th (1)   Democrat Whitesboro / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson

(1) 34th Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) 33rd Legislature - List of Senators elected on November 5, 1912, oath of office administered, 1/14/1913, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Silas B. Cowell, Whitesboro, Grayson County, age 44, born circa 1866 in Missouri, cashier, wife Florence. FamilySearch.
  • Silas Benjamin Cowell, birth date 4/27/1866 in Missouri; death date 4/20/1956 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas; banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Silas Benjamin Cowell, birth date 4/27/1866, death date 4/20/1956, burial in Oak Wood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, with spouse Mary Florence Cowell. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, S.B. Cowell, "Ex-State Senator Dies at Gainesville," 4/22/1956, p. 20. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Age 48 in 1915, death date 4/20/1956. Legislative Reference Library Card File.

Photographs

  • Photograph. S.B. Cowell, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.B. Cowell, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Counties and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Finance (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Public Printing  
State Penitentiaries  
Towns and City Corporations  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Coastal Waters of Texas  
Congressional Districts (Chair) 
Contingent Expenses  
Educational Affairs  
Finance  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Labor  
Military Affairs  
Public Printing  
Towns and City Corporations  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  

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