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Thomas Cobbs Thomas Cobbs
Full Name: Thomas Devereaux Cobbs
Date of birth: November 19, 1851
Date of death: September 19, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 92 Jan 8, 1907 - Jun 7, 1907 30th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Cobbs resigned 6/7/1907. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 1700-1701. Court of Civil Appeals, spouse Carrie Quinney. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Volume I, pp. 340-342. A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas Illustrated, 1907.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas Devereaux Cobbs, born 11/19/1851 in Choctaw County, Alabama, died 9/19/1934 in Bexar County, interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Antonio. Judge-Fourth Court of Civil Appeals, Spouse Carrie Quinney Cobbs. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "Judge T.D. Cobbs Succumbs Here," 9/20/1934, p. 18. Associate justice of Fourth Court of civil Appeals, represented Bexar County in Legislature from 1902-1908. San Antonio Express.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Appointed to the Bailey Investigation Committee by the Speaker of the House. The committee operated during January and February of 1907 and was authorized to take testimony, subpoena witnesses, and probe charges against U. S. Senator Joseph Weldon Bailey. Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas Cobbs, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Thomas Cobbs, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Thomas Cobbs, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Thomas Cobbs, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    David Crockett Painting  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senator Bailey, Investigate  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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