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Dave Derden David Derden
Full Name: David "Dave" Derden
Date of birth: November 15, 1846
Date of death: February 28, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Bosque, Hamilton, Hill, Somervell
H 39 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (4)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Ellis, Hill, Johnson, Navarro
(1) District 17: Hill, Bosque, Hamilton and Somervell counties. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) District 17: Hunt and Kaufman counties; District 77: Hill, Bosque and Hamilton counties; 22nd Legislature, 1 C.S., chapter 21. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(3) District 77: Hill, Bosque, Hamilton, and Somervell counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 35th Legislature, 4th C.S., 3/4/1918, p. 116. Death date 3/1/1918. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "A Pioneer Is Dead: Captain David Derden of Amarillo Was 71 Years Old," The Wichita Beacon (Wichita, Kansas), 3/2/1918, p. 1. "He was a representative to the state legislature from Hill county, Texas, for three terms and also held the office of district and county clerk while in that county." Newspapers.com.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, David Derden, pp. 284-285. Born 11/15/1846 in Perry County, Alabama; married Miss Texana Collins in Hill County, 1871. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, David Derden, pp. 506-507. Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant and Private, Company K, 13th Texas Regiment Volunteers, which subsequently became Company F, 15th Texas Infantry Regiment, enlisted 11/11/1861. David Derden, death date 2/28/1918 in Potter County, Texas. Widow Mrs. Texanna Derden of Hillsboro, Hill County, marriage date 7/18/1870 in Hill County. Pension File No. 36334, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • David Derden, birth date 11/15/1846, death date 2/28/1918, interment in Hillsboro City Cemetery, Hill County, with spouse Texanna Derden. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dave Derden, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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