Richard Henry Douglass Sorrell, II

Full Name: Richard Henry Douglass Sorrell II
Other surnames: Sorelle, Sorrel
Date of birth: October 26, 1858
Date of death: May 17, 1938

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

Other Resources

  • Richard Henry Douglass Sorrel, birth date 10/26/1858 in Georgia, death date 5/17/1938 in Wharton, Wharton County, farmer, wife Sallie Harrison, father R.H.D. Sorrel, mother Martha E. Gordon. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in father's biographical sketch, SORREL, RICHARD HENRY DOUGLASS (1825-1871). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • R.H. Douglass Sorrell, Democrat, cotton planter, age 28 in 1889, born in Georgia. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. R.H. Sorrel, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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