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Thomas Mears Thomas Robert Mears
Full Name: Thomas Robert "Tom" Mears
Date of birth: January 8, 1871
Date of death: February 22, 1967

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 71 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Gatesville / Coryell   Coryell
H 71 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Gatesville / Coryell   Coryell
(1) Mound, Coryell County. House Journal.
(2) Mound, Coryell County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Home county, Coryell. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(4) Gate[s]ville. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, May 1967, p. 389. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Thomas Mears, Justice Precinct 1 (part of), Coryell County, born January 1871. FamilySearch.
  • Tom R. Mears (1871-1967), interment at City Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Find a Grave.
  • MEARS, THOMAS ROBERT (1871-1967). "In 1902 Mears purchased a farm at Mound. After being elected to the Texas state legislature in 1904, he sold his farm and moved to Gatesville." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas Mears, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Thomas Mears, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Insurance  
    Penitentiaries  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agriculture  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Grounds and Buildings  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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