Friench Simpson

Friench Simpson

Full Name: Friench Simpson
Date of birth: February 13, 1848
Date of death: March 24, 1923

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 12, 1897 23rd (2)   24th (1)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca

(1) 24th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(2) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Lawmakers of Texas: Something about Men Who Left Records at Austin: Cranford, Bowser, Simpson, Atlee, Imboden, Steele, Greer and Douglass. Their Personal and Political Points," 8/27/1893, p. 13. Galveston Daily News.
  • SIMPSON, FRIENCH (1848-1923). Birth date 2/13/1848, death date 3/23/1923. Handbook of Texas Online.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, 13th Texas Infantry (13th Regiment, Texas Volunteers). Friench Simpson, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, 13th Regiment, Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, Friench Simpson, birth date 2/13/1848, death date 3/24/1923, burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca County. Biographical information from the Hallettsville New Era and Colorado Citizen. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Friench Simpson, birth date 2/13/1848 in Fairfax County, Virginia, death date 3/24/1923 in Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas, banker business and insurance. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
State Affairs (Chair) 
State Asylums  
Towns and City Corporations  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stockraising  

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