Samuel Bender McBride

Full Name: Samuel Bender McBride
Date of birth: July 1, 1840
Date of death: August 23, 1917

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 98 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Blanco, Comal, Gillespie, Hays
H 91 Jan 9, 1883 - Apr 18, 1883 18th (1) (2)   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays

(1) Sterling Fisher, in special election 12/4/1883, sworn 1/8/1884, succeeded Samuel B. McBride, removed from district after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Captain S.B. McBride, "Mrs. G.H. Clifford's Father Buried Here," 8/24/1917, p. 2. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary, Captain S.B. McBride, "Two Good Men 'Gone to Their Reward'," The Arlington Journal, 8/31/1917, p. 2, crediting Arlington Public Library. "I knew Captain McBride first more than thirty years ago in San Marcos, then in the legislature where he served with distinction. He came to Arlington about ten years ago . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, S.B. McBride, p. 270. Born 1841 in Tennessee. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 1st Sergeant, Company K, 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry. Samuel Bender McBride, Arlington, Tarrant County, age 73, born in Tennessee, lawyer, death date 8/23/1917 in Dallas. Includes letter from S.B. McBride, 8/11/1913, and Confederate States Army parole document for S.B. McBride, by order of Major General Gordon Granger, Galveston, Texas, 7/31/1865. Pension File No. 21919, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.
  • "Veterans Eulogize Life of Greenwall: Resolution Is Passed on Death of Beloved Comrade: Members of Robert E. Lee Camp Also Adopt Resolution on Death of Veteran S.B. McBride," 9/3/1917, p. 3. Report on Fort Worth meeting of the Robert E. Lee Camp, Confederate Veterans, to adopt resolution on the death of McBride, "enlisted in the Eleventh Missouri Cavalry and served throughout the Civil War, taking part in many of the larger battles. He was a member of the Texas Legislature." Dallas Morning News.
  • Resolutions on the death of S.B. McBride, United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans Records, 1863-1967 and undated. Resolution text; death date 8/7/1917 in Dallas at age 77. "He came to Texas immediately after this settling in San Marcos in Hays county where he engaged in the practice of law and represented his county several terms in the Texas legislature . . . " Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. Texas Tech University Libraries.

Other Resources

  • S.B. McBride, age 77, born about 1840 in Tennessee; death date 8/23/1917 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel B. McBride, birth date 7/1/1840, death date 8/23/1917, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, with spouse Mary Bell McBride. Find a Grave.
  • Samuel B. McBride. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  
18th R.S. - 1883
Educational Affairs  
Judiciary No. 1  
Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  

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