Thos. B. 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) Coryell County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(4) Gateville [sic]. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • 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.
  • 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), burial at Gatesville City Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Includes photograph. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
29th R.S. - 1905
Public Grounds and Buildings  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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