Thomas Mabry Cain

Full Name: Thomas Mabry "Tom" Cain
Date of birth: October 10, 1832
Date of death: August 11, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2)   Democrat Emory / Rains   Collin, Hunt, Rains
H 22 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3)   Democrat Emory / Rains   Kaufman, Rains, Van Zandt, Wood
H 10 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Emory / Rains   Delta, Hopkins, Hunt, Rains, Wood

(1) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes


  • Photograph. T.M. Cain, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. T.M. Cain, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures  
Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
Public Health  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  
16th R.S. - 1879
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Governor's Mansion, Select  
Internal Improvements  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
14th R.S. - 1874
Commerce and Manufactures  
Federal Relations  
Removal of Judge Martin Wheeler, 5th Judicial District  

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