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A.K. Swan Allen Kenedy Swan
Full Name: Allen Kenedy Swan
Date of birth: May 5, 1848
Date of death: January 17, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Clay, Montague
H 44 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (2)   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Clay, Montague

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, A.K. Swan, pp. 808-809. Born 5/5/1848 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. First marriage in 1869 to Alice Brown, who died in December 1872, second marriage to Inez Harston on 11/21/1876. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Obituary, "Hon. A.K. Swan Dead," The Duncan Weekly Eagle (Duncan, Oklahoma), 1/24/1918, p. 4. Married Inez Hartson on 11/21/1867. Death date 1/17/1918. "In 1880 he was again elected to the same office [county attorney of Clay county, Texas] but resigned after 18 months to enter the 18th session of the state legislature . . . He was the author of Sec. 5, of the Land Bill, that was passed during that session which entitled people who had settled on school lands to purchase them for $1.00 per acre . . . " Newspapers.com.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Allen Kenedy Swan, pp. 303-306. Born 8/5/1848 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, Allen K. Swan, p. 260. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, Arkansas volunteers, under Colonel Cooper, in Jackman's brigade. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Allen K. Swan, Henrietta, Clay County, Texas, age 31, born circa 1849 in Tennessee, attorney at law, wife Inez.
    Census of 1900 - Allen K. Swan, Duncan town, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, age 52, lawyer, born May 1848 in Tennessee, wife Inez A. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.K. Swan, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    County Government and County Finances  
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Printing of Daily Senate and House Journals (Chair) 
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Fence Cutting  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Stock and Stockraising  

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