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S. Sholars S.W. Sholars
Full Name: Samuel Wallace 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
 
Biographical Notes and Resources 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 1900 - Wallas Sholars, Orange, Texas, born September 1876 in Texas, living in household of father Samuel W. Sholars.
    Census 1910 - Samuel W. Sholars, Jr., Orange, Texas, age 34, lawyer, boarder in a hotel with wife Bird B. Sholars.
    Census 1920 - Sam W. Sholars, Jr., Harris County, Texas, age 43, lease man for an oil company, with wife Bird C. Sholars.
    Census 1930 - Sam W. Sholars, Woodville, Texas, age 52, lawyer (wife Bird and adopted daughter Sarah on next page). FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • Samuel Wallace Sholars, marriage date 11/25/1907, spouse Bird Bower Cooper, Jefferson, Texas. FamilySearch. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977.
  • S. W. Sholars, born 9/9/1876 in Jasper County, Texas, died 11/4/1936 in Woodville, Texas, lawyer, married to Bird Cooper Sholars, father Dr. S. W. Sholars, mother Elizabeth Miller, removal to Magnolia Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel Wallace Sholars, birth date 9/9/1876, residence Houston, Texas, oil lease man for The Tex Co., nearest relative Bird Sholars. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Samuel Wallace "Sam" Sholars Jr., born 1876, died 1936, internment 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).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S. Sholars, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Common Carriers  
    Judiciary  
    Penitentiaries  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prison Farms  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
     

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