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

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, burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County, with spouse Dovie A. Watson. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Allen Richie Watson, "Dr. A.R. Watson, First H.P.C. Student, Dies," Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Texas), 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).
  • 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.


  • Photograph. A.R. Watson, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.R. Watson, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
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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