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Elam Henderson Elam Henderson
Full Name: Elam Henderson
Date of birth: 1873
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson, Navarro
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Elam Henderson, Athens, Henderson County, birth date February 1873, age 27, mother Elizabeth Henderson, brothers Emmett and Watson Henderson. FamilySearch.
  • Possibly Elam Henderson, Sr., birth date 2/20/1873 in Rusk County, death date 3/26/1947 in Fort Worth, Leonards Dept. Store clerk, father Hugh Henderson, mother Betty (Elizabeth) Stevens. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Possibly Elam Henderson, general manager of Leonards Department Store in Fort Worth, born in Athens and moved to Fort Worth in 1915. Texas Merchant: Marvin Leonard and Fort Worth, pp. 129-130, 137-138, 140, by Victoria Buenger, Walter L. Buenger, 2008. Google Books.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Elam Henderson, postoffice Athens, age 28 (born circa 1873), teacher and farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Elam Henderson, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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    27th R.S. - 1901
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