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A.R. Watson Allen Richie Watson
Full Name: Allen Richie Watson
Date of birth: April 13, 1855
Date of death: January 19, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 94 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Mullin / Mills   Hamilton, Mills
H 94 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Mullin / Mills   Hamilton, Mills
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Allen Richie Watson, "Dr. A.R. Watson, First H.P.C. Student, Dies," Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), 1/29/1945, p. 1, crediting Howard Payne University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, Dr. Allen Richie Watson, "Dr. A.R. Watson, First Student of Howard Payne, Pioneer Preacher, Expires" (Brownwood Bulletin), Goldthwaite Eagle, 1/26/1945, p. 1, crediting Jennie Trent Dew Library. "His career also included four years as a state legislator, from 1912 to 1916, when he represented the Mills-Hamilton district." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Rev. A.R. Watson, birth date 4/13/1855 in Hot Springs, Arkansas; death date 1/19/1945 in Brownwood, Texas; preacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Rev. A.R. Watson, birth date 4/13/1855, death date 1/19/1945, interment in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County. Find a Grave.
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - A.R. Watson, postoffice Mullin, nativity Arkansas, age 50 (born circa 1865), farmer and minister, 43 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 33rd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.R. Watson, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.R. Watson, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Confederate Home  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Federal Relations  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Health  
     

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