S.R. Crawford

Silas R. Crawford

Full Name: Silas R. Crawford
Date of birth: March 9, 1846
Date of death: September 12, 1932

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 104 Jan 17, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1) (2)   Democrat Graham / Young   Archer, Baylor, Haskell, Knox, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Young
H 104 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Graham / Young   Archer, Baylor, Haskell, Knox, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Young
H 104 Apr 5, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (3) (4)   Democrat Graham / Young   Archer, Baylor, Knox, Stephens, Throckmorton, Young

(1) Hon. S.R. Crawford Takes Oath of Office, 1/17/1907, p. 136. House Journal.
(2) Silas R. Crawford, sworn 1/17/1907, succeeded R.P. Dimmitt, died 12/9/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 28th and 30th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Silas R. Crawford, sworn 4/5/1901, succeeded A.T. Gay, died 2/28/1901. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "S.R. Crawford, Wealthy Graham Cattleman, Dies," 9/13/1932, pp. 1, 4. Dallas Morning News.
  • Silas R. Crawford, birth date 3/9/1846 in Virginia; death date 9/12/1932 in Dallas, Dallas County; retired capitalist, cattleman, banker. Street address in Graham, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Silas R. Crawford (1846-1932), burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, Young County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Young County Citizen Buried Wednesday," 9/16/1932, p. 1. Capt. S.R. Crawford died in a Dallas hospital Monday night, 9/12/1932. Olney Enterprise (Olney, Texas).
  • Crawford, Silas R., Texas House of Representatives, 1901-08. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," The Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Penitentiaries  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
27th R.S. - 1901
First National Bank of Austin, Investigate  

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