A.P. Barrett

Alva Pearl Barrett

Full Name: Alva Pearl Barrett
Date of birth: April 12, 1878
Date of death: March 23, 1953

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1) (2)   29th (3)   30th (1) (2)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin Senate President Pro Tempore (30th)   Fannin, Lamar
H 34 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin

(1) 30th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 4/12/1907, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "A.P. Barrett, UT Ex, Dies at 74 in Ft. Worth," 3/31/1953, p. 1. Former state president pro-tem of the Senate. Daily Texan.
  • A.P. Barrett, birth date 4/2/1878 in Tennessee; death date 3/23/1953 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; financier/oil. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Alva Pearl Barrett, birth date 4/12/1878. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • A.P. Barrett, birth date 4/12/1878, death date 3/23/1953, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "State Industry Leader Dies," 3/24/1953, p. 20. Lubbock Evening Journal.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of his father, Marcus Lafayette Barrett, p. 105. A.P. Barrett (1878-1953), Bachelor of Law degree, University of Texas 1905. Bonham Public Library. Fannin County Folks & Facts, 1977, crediting Fannin County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Speech on "The Mission of the Public School" mentioned in "Hunt Co., TX - Schools - Looking Back - School Closed At Celeste - Large Number of Graduates and Splendid Address by Senator Barrett," 5/30/1908. Hunt County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Bachelor of Laws, Alva Pearl Barrett of Bonham; Volume VI, February 1905 to June 1906 with a general index to volumes I to VI, August 1905, pp. 154-155. The University of Texas Record, 1905.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
New York American, Investigate  
Constitutional Amendments  
David Crockett Painting  
Educational Affairs (Chair) 
Engrossed Bills  
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
29th R.S. - 1905
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Confederate Home, Investigate  
County and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
State Affairs  
28th R.S. - 1903
Educational Affairs Subcommittee on Revising the School Laws  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
San Jacinto Battle Ground  

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