H.K. White

Henry Kirk White

Full Name: Henry Kirk White
Date of birth: January 19, 1828
Date of death: June 15, 1896

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Madison
H 73 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Lyons Station / Burleson   Burleson, Lee

(1) LYONS, TX (BURLESON COUNTY). Current city of Lyons originally known as Lyons Station. No listing for Leon or Leon Station, TX. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Lyons Station, Burleson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(4) Leon Station, Burleson County. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Major H.K. White," 6/17/1896, p. 4. Major Henry Kirk White, birth date 6/19/1828 in Sumpter County, Alabama; settled in Grimes County in 1841. "He was twice called to the legislature and served with credit to himself and the state." Bryan Eagle.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 265. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

Other Resources

  • Henry Kirk White, death date 6/15/1896 in Brazos County. Widow's application, Mrs. H.K, White, Bryan, Brazos County, marriage date 9/24/1868 in McLennan County; states Henry Kirk White's command was organized in Grimes County, Texas, and he served 4 years in department stationed in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. No Confederate service identified by Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, 2/5/1921. H.K. White, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Henry Kirke White, birth date 1/19/1828, death date 6/15/1896, burial in Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. H.K. White, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. H.K. White, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.K. White, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Public Printing  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 

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