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David Hamilton.  Photo courtesy of Kenny Dee. David Henry Hamilton
Full Name: David Henry Hamilton
Date of birth: August 7, 1843
Date of death: May 30, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Centralia / Trinity   Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, D.H. Hamilton, by Wilma Smith Orwick. Birth date 8/8/1843. Ancestry.com.
  • David Henry 'D.H.' Hamilton, birth date 8/7/1843 on military grave marker, death date 5/30/1929, biographical sketch, portrait, interment in Bennett Cemetery. Great-great-grandfather of Gov. Rick Perry of Texas. Apple Springs, Trinity County. Find a Grave.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company M, Texas Volunteer Infantry. Military grave marker, David H. Hamilton. Find a Grave.
  • D.H. Hamilton's personal narrative of Civil War experience in LRL collection, RARE 973.7 H18H 1925. History of Company M: First Texas Volunteer Infantry, Hood's Brigade, Longstreet's Corps, Army of the Confederate States of America, 1925, 1962.
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company M, 1st Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade. David Henry Hamilton. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • "Rick Perry: From Aggie Yell Leader to Texas Governor, Farmer's Son Stands on Side of Tradition," 2/10/2010. Relatives: D.H. Hamilton - Rick Perry's great-great-grandfather. Austin American Statesman.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. David Hamilton. Photo courtesy of Kenny Dee., Donated Material
  • Photograph. David Hamilton, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
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