S.W. Scholars Jr.

Samuel Wallace Sholars

Full Name: Samuel Wallace "Sam" Sholars, Jr.
Date of birth: September 9, 1876
Date of death: November 4, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Woodville / Tyler   Hardin, Liberty, Tyler

Terms of Service top

House District 12
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Woodville / Tyler
Counties in district: Hardin, Liberty, Tyler

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and photo, "Texas and Her Legislature (Legislative Section)," Members of Texas House of Representatives, 35th Legislature, 2/28/1917, p. 9. S.W. Sholars Jr., born 9/9/1876 in Jasper County, married to Bird Cooper, served as County Attorney of Orange County. Fort Worth Record.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Wallas Sholars, Orange, Texas, born September 1876 in Texas, living in household of father Samuel W. Sholars.
    Samuel Wallace Sholars, marriage to Bird Bower Cooper on 11/25/1907 in Jefferson County, Texas.
    Census of 1910 - Samuel W. Sholars, Jr., Orange, Texas, age 34, lawyer, boarder in a hotel with wife Bird B. Sholars.
    Census of 1920 - Sam W. Sholars, Jr., Harris County, Texas, age 43, lease man for an oil company, with wife Bird C. Sholars.
    Census of 1930 - Sam W. Sholars, Woodville, Texas, age 52, lawyer (wife Bird and adopted daughter Sarah on next page). FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • S.W. Sholars, birth date 9/9/1876 in Jasper County; death date11/4/1936 in Woodville, Tyler County; lawyer; wife Bird Cooper Sholars, father Dr. S.W. Sholars, mother Elizabeth Miller. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel Wallace Sholars, birth date 9/9/1876; permanent home address in Houston, Texas; oil lease man for The Tex Co.; nearest relative Bird Sholars; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Woodville, Tyler County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Sam Wallace Sholars (1876-1836), burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Woodville, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • Marriage announcement, "Cooper's Daughter to Wed," 11/24/1907, p. 7. "Tomorrow . . . will occur the wedding of Mr. S.W. Scholars of Orange and Miss Bird Cooper, third daughter of Congressman and Mrs. Cooper . . . the groom is County Attorney of Orange County." Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "S.W. Sholars, 62, Dies at Woodville," The Orange Leader, 11/5/1936, p. 1, crediting Lamar State College - Orange. Born at Magnolia Springs, Jasper County, married Bird Cooper in 1907, "served a term in the legislature from Orange county." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prison Farms  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  

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