Richard Butt Levy

Full Name: Richard Butt Levy, Jr.
Date of birth: January 19, 1866
Date of death: April 23, 1949

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Smith

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Levy, R.B., Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number 401-203. Oath of R.B. Levy, Jr. (Attorney at Law, Longview, Texas), Captain of Longview Rifles, Gregg County, 5/22/1888; Oath of R.B. Levy as Lieutenant Colonel and A.D.C., Gregg County, 10/9/1889. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Levy, Richard, United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-239. Captain, Company A, 3rd Texas Volunteer Infantry. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Captain, Company A, Third Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War, served in 1898. Memorial, September 1949, p. 436. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch of Richard B. Levy, father of Richard Butt Levy, born 1/19/1866 in Norfolk County, Virginia, pp. 368-369. The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
  • Richard Butt Levy, birth date 1/19/1866 in Portsmouth, Virginia, death date 4/23/1949 in Longview, Gregg County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Richard Butt Levy, Jr., Democrat, lawyer, age 24 in 1889, born in Virginia. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


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Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Counties and County Boundaries  
Enrolled Bills  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  

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