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M.M. Smith Moses M. Smith
Full Name: Moses M. Smith
Date of birth: January 21, 1853
Date of death: September 18, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur
H 10 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1)   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur
(1) "M.M. Smith Nominated," Houston Post, 7/24/1904, p. 19. Pittsburg, Texas, July 23, "M.M. Smith of this county was declared the nominee" for representative. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
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Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Moses M. Smith, Camp County, age 46, birth date January 1854 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Fannie, daughter Louise, son Grady.
    Census of 1910 - Moses M. Smith, Pittsburg, Camp County, age 56, born circa 1854 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Fannie P., daughter Louisa E., son Grady M.
    Census of 1920 - Moses M. Smith, Pittsburg, Camp County, age 64, lawyer/general practice, wife Fonnie P., son Grady, granddaughter Louise Orr.
    Census of 1930 - Moses M. Smith, Pittsburg, Camp County, age 76, lawyer/law office, wife Hattie M., daughter Ethel Mitcham, granddaughter Louise Orr. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • M.M. Smith, birth date 1/21/1853 in Georgia, death date 9/18/1931 in Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas, lawyer, father Moses Smith, mother Loisa, burial in Pittsburg, Texas, on 9/19/1931. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mother Louisa E. McKoy Smith, birth date 6/17/1825 in Georgia, death date 5/29/1896. "Born Morgan County Georgia, Wife of Moses Montgomery Smith, Sr. Married 6-9-1844 in Campbell, Georgia. Known children: Mary, Robert, Martha, John, Eugenia, Moses and Louisa. Note: Camp County Cemetery Book, Vol. II, page 107." Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas.
    Father Moses Montgomery Smith, birth date 10/12/1815, death date 1/20/1872, interment in Smith-Collins Family Cemetery, Chapel Hill, Douglas County, Georgia.
    Wife Fannie P. Smith, born 1874 in Texas, death date 3/21/1922, interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas. Spouse Moses Smith, daughter Louise E. Smith Orr. Find a Grave. Fannie P. Smith Louisa E. McKoy Smith Moses Montgomery Smith
  • Letter to the News from Moses M. Smith, Representative Tenth District, Pittsburg, Tex., June 23. "Criticism Is Just," 6/26/1905, p. 4. "The News has received the following additional answers in regard to the holding of an extra session to correction the election law." Galveston Daily News.
  • Catalogue of the Trustees, Officers and Alumni of the University of Georgia, from 1875 to 1894, Alumni, 1877, B.L., Moses M. Smith, Pittsburg, Tex., Lawyer, Mem. Georgia Legislature. Internet Archive.
  • Col. M.M. Smith, law partner W.T. Roberts of Douglasville. "County News," Carroll Free Press (Carrollton, Georgia), 4/9/1886, p. 3.
    "Colonel Moses M. Smith has removed from Douglasville to Birmingham, Ala., where he will resume the practice of his profession. He has been several times mayor of Douglasville, and was a member of the general assembly of 1884-5 . . . , " lawyer, "Prominent Georgia Personals," Atlanta Constitution, 11/11/1887, p. 2. Newspapers.com.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - M.M. Smith, postoffice Pittsburg, nativity Georgia, age 51 (born circa 1854), lawyer, member of Georgia Legislature 1884-5, 14 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.M. Smith, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.M. Smith, 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.
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