R.H. McInnis

Henry Russell McInnis

Full Name: Henry Russell McInnis
Date of birth: November 22, 1841
Date of death: March 16, 1925

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Llano / Llano   Llano, Mason

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House District 93
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Llano / Llano
Counties in district: Llano, Mason

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Henry R. McInnis, Volume V, pp. 2152-2153. "In Texas he was sent from Llano county as a member of the Twenty-seventh Legislature, and during that time was instrumental in getting passed a special bill for the care of the deaf, dumb and blind, for which unfortunates up to that time no provision bas been made by this great state." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, Henry R. McInnis, pp. 154-155. Born 11/22/1841 in Yazoo City, Mississippi. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company H, 37th Mississippi Infantry, enlisted 12/20/1862. Henry Russell McInnis, birth date 11/22/1841 (age 73 on 11/22/1914), death date 3/16/1925, spouse Mrs. Ben Anna McInnis, married 9/2/1896 in Llano County. Pension File Nos. 27439 (Henry Russell McEmis/H.R. McInnis) and 40660 (Henry Russel McInnis), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Abbey's battery in Claiborne County, Mississippi; and Sergeant-Major, 37th Mississippi Infantry, Company H, Captain F.B. Loper. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Henry Russell McInnis, birth date 11/2/1841 in Yazoo City, Mississippi; death date 3/16/1925 in Llano, Llano County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • H.R. McInnis, birth date 11/20/1841, death date 3/16/1925, burial in Llano City Cemetery, Llano County. Includes obituary in San Antonio Light, 3/16/1925, "H.R. M'Innis, Llano Pioneer, Succumbs" ("he was at one time a member of the State Legislature," Civil War veteran). Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Henry Russell McInnis, Llano News, 3/19/1925, p. 1, crediting the Llano County Public Library. Birth date 11/22/1841 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, death date Monday afternoon, 3/16/1925, "He had served this district in the Legislature . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. R.H. McInnis, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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27th R.S. - 1901
Internal Improvements  
Mining and Minerals (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representative Districts  
Sam Houston Normal Institute  

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