H.T. Gilliam

Henry Taylor Gilliam

Full Name: Henry Taylor Gilliam
Date of birth: July 16, 1870
Date of death: June 28, 1971

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
H 29 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Henry Taylor Gilliam, obituary, 6/30/1971, p. 30. Death date 6/28/1971, burial in family plot in the Athens cemetery. Port Arthur News.
  • Obituary, Henry Taylor Gilliam, "Gilliam Dead at Age 100," 6/30/1971, pp. 1, 5. Death date 6/28/1971. "Mr. Gilliam entered politics in 1901, was elected, and serve two terms in the state legislature from 1901 until 1905. He is believed to be the first representative to serve Henderson County during the time the county was an independent district." Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Other Resources

  • Henry Taylor Gilliam, birth date 7/16/1870, death date 6/28/1971 in Athens, Henderson County, retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry Taylor Gilliam, birth date 7/16/1870, death date 6/28/1971, burial in Athens Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County. Find a Grave.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - H.T. Gilliam, postoffice Athens, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1871), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. Henderson County, TXGenWeb Project.


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Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  
Judicial Districts  
28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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