Henry Lee Lewis

Full Name: Henry Lee Lewis
Date of birth: June 2, 1847
Date of death: April 15, 1895

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Hearne / Robertson   Bell, Milam, Robertson

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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

  • Biographical sketch of the Lewis family and Henry Lee Lewis of Hearne, Texas, born 6/2/1847, died 4/16/1895. Includes a portrait of Henry Lee and a passage from the Texas Baptist and Herald dated 5/2/1895. Brief History and Genealogy of the Hearne Family. . ., pp. 644-650. Relatives: Charles Lewis - father; Henry Lee Lewis - son. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Henry L. Lewis, pp. 289-290. Born 6/2/1847 in Bosier [Bossier] Parish, Louisiana, married Lillie Bolton of Galveston on 1/10/1872. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, 4/25/1895, p. 4. "Hon. H.L. Lewis, one of the largest farmers on the Brazos River, died at his home in Hearne last week. He was a member of the Twenty-first legislature." Cameron Herald.
  • Henry Lee Lewis, birth date 6/2/1847, death date 4/15/1895, burial in Norwood Cemetery, Hearne, Robertson County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, The Southern Mercury (Dallas, Texas), 4/25/1895, p. 11. "Henry L. Lewis, one of the largest cotton planters in Central Texas, died at his home in Hearne, Tex., on the 15th instant." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. H.L. Lewis, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Public Health and Vital Statistics  

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