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S.J. Morriss Simon J. Morriss
Full Name: Simon J. Morriss
Other surnames: Morris
Date of birth: April 15, 1843
Date of death: January 22, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 25th (2)   26th (1)   Democrat Atlanta / Cass   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
(1) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 28th Legislature, R.S., 1/22/1903, p. 83, Dr. S.J. Morris. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Simon J. Morriss, M.D. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.J. Morriss, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.J. Morriss, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education  
    Finance  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
     

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