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Travis Henderson Travis Clack Henderson
Full Name: Travis Clack Henderson
Date of birth: June 24, 1836
Date of death: September 10, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 6 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (2) (3)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 20 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 22 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (4)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
(1) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) Paris, Lamar County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Travis [sic]. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Capt. Travis Clark Henderson, birth date 6/24/1836 on historical and grave markers, death date 9/10/1919, biographical sketch, historical marker, interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Historical marker lists middle name Clack. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 254. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 170. Birth date 6/24/1840. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 32nd Dismounted Texas Cavalry. Grave marker and historical marker, Capt. Travis Clark/Clack Henderson. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Married Martha "Mattie" Sue Thomas in 1866 at Lamar County, brief information on legislative service, in Daughters of the Republic of Texas Patriot Ancestor Album, Volume 2, by Herbert C. Banks. Google Books.
  • Historical marker text, Travis Clack Henderson - Lamar County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Travis Henderson,28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Printing  
    Railroad Commission  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Investigating (Chair) 
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    Walker, Austin Opera House Manager, Investigate  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Claims and Accounts  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
    Finance  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  
    Town and City Corporations  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Capitol Contract  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Memorial Resolutions for Hons. J.P. Ayres, J.B. Davis, and George Meriwether, Members of the Eighteenth Legislature  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
     

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