Flavius Josepheus Barrett

Full Name: Flavius Josepheus Barrett
Date of birth: October 22, 1835
Date of death: December 27, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Clay, Jack
H 105 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Clay, Jack
H 46 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Decatur / Wise   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young

(1) Lucius J. Barrett, District 46, Cook, Montague, Wise, Jack, Young, Clay, Wichita, Archer, Wilbarger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Hardeman, Knox, and Haskell. Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Thomas (C.) Barrett, pp. 50-51. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • BARRETT, FLAVIUS JOSEPHEUS (1835-after 1901). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "Information of the sad news of the injury of our beloved brother, Capt. F.J. Barrett, coming to our knowledge, this Sunday morning, Oct. 12, 1924." "Resolutions of the First Baptist Church of Vinita, Oklahoma," The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 10/16/1924, p. 1.
    Obituary, "The Blue and Gray Answer Death Taps: Captain F.J. Barrett and David Meridith Pass Way," The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 1/1/1925, p. 1. Capt. F.J. Barrett, birth date 10/22/1825 at Giles, Tennessee, death date 12/27/1924. Enlisted in Confederate Army November 1861 and elected Captain of Company B, 15th Texas Cavalry, U.C.V., in April 1862. "In Texas he filled with distinction the offices of Mayor, City Marshal, county school superintendent, member of the state legislature, county judge. He was a representative in the legislature of the Lone Star State two terms. He came to Vinita in 1902 . . . "
    "In Memorium," memorial resolution of First Baptist Church committee dated 1/10/1925, The Craig County Gazette (Vinita, Oklahoma), 1/15/1925, p. 1. Newspapers.com.
  • Biographical sketch, Flavius J. Barrett, pp. 95-96. Born 10/22/1835 in Giles County, Tennessee, married Sophronia Crutchfield 8/18/1865. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.

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Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Confederate Home, Special  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
State Affairs  
25th R.S. - 1897
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Uniformity of Text-books, Special  
11th R.S. - 1866
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Indian Affairs  
Public Lands  

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