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Richard Sorrell, II Richard Henry Douglass Sorrell, II
Full Name: Richard Henry Douglass Sorrell II
Other surnames: Sorelle, Sorrel
Date of birth: February 7, 1825
Date of death: February 13, 1905

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Wharton / Wharton   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
(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) R.H.D. Sorelle. 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
  • SORREL, RICHARD HENRY DOUGLASS (1825-1871). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • R.H. Douglass Sorrell, Democrat, cotton planter, age 28 in 1889, born in Georgia. Card File.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Richard Sorrell, II, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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