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S.H. Green Samuel Houston Green
Full Name: Samuel Houston Green
Date of birth: January 5, 1846
Date of death: October 24, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
H 21 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
(1) S.H. Green announced "as a candidate for re-election to the legislature . . . subject to the action of the citizens' party," "For the Legislature," 5/19/1898, p. 8, 6th col. Marshall Evening Messenger.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Deaths: Judge S.H. Green," Wednesday evening, 10/26/1927, p. 3. "He has represented Harris County twice in the legislature . . ." Marshall Evening Messenger.
  • Biographical sketch, S.H. Green, pp. 112-113. Born 1/5/1846 near Huntingdon, Tennessee; married Mattie Nesbitt in 1868, daughter of Nathan Nesbitt of Harrison County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company C, Bird's Battalion of Couriers at Shreveport, Louisiana; War Department memo: Pvt. Capt. Jas. E. Hayden's Company, 1st Battalion, Texas-Mississippi Cavalry, subsequently became Company D, joined for duty and enrolled 2/16/1864 at Harrison County, Texas, commanded by Maj. T.J. Bird. Sam Houston Green of Marshall, Harrison County, Texas; born circa 1845 in Carroll County, Tennessee; death date 10/24/1927 in Harrison County, Texas; widow Mrs. Mattie Green of Marshall, Harrison County, marriage date 10/28/1868 in Harrison County. Pension File Nos. 37520 (S.H. Green) and 43445 (Sam Houston Green), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Samuel Green, Marshall, Harrison County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Texas, farmer, spouse Mattie.
    Census of 1900 - Sam Green, Harrison County, age 54, born January 1846 in Texas, farmer, spouse Martha.
    Census of 1910 - Samuel H. Green, Marshall, Harrison County, age 64, born circa 1846 in Texas, farmer, spouse Mattie A.
    FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • S.H. Green, birth date 1/5/1846 in Tennessee, death date 10/24/1927 in Marshall, Harrison County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Judge S.H. Green (1846-1926), interment in Nesbitt Cemetery, Nesbitt, Harrison County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge S.H. Green Harrison Pioneer is Buried Today," 10/25/1927, p. 6. Longview News-Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.H. Green, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.H. Green, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th 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
    Agriculture  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Deaf & Dumb Institute, Special  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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