Thomas A. Blair

Full Name: Thomas A. Blair
Date of birth: August 6, 1840
Date of death: 1900

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 15, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Oakville / Live Oak   Bee, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, San Patricio

(1) Not present 1/11/1887 for organization of the House. Sworn 1/15/1887, p. 50. House Journal.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

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Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Thomas A. Blair (1841-1900), residence in Victoria County (1850), Calhoun County (1870), and Bee County (1880). Marriage to Martha "Mattie" Estelle Platt in 1866, sons Dudley Thomas Blair and Samuel Alfred Blair. Borowiak Family Tree_2011-12-19; Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925.. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1850 - Thomas Blair, Victoria County, age 10, born circa 1840 in Texas, son of W.C. and Susan M. Blair.
    Census of 1870 - Thomas Blair, Calhoun County, age 28, born circa 1842 in Texas, wife Mattie E., son Thomas D.
    Census of 1880 - T.A. Blair, Bee County, age 39, born circa 1841 in Texas, lawyer, wife M.E., son T.D.
    Census of 1900 - Mattie E. Blair, Live Oak County, age 55, widowed, born August 1845 in Mississippi, sons Dudly T. and Alfred S. FamilySearch. 1850 1870 1880 1900
  • T.A. Blair and Mattie E. Platt, parents of Dudley Thomas Blair, birth date 7/6/1867 in Texas, death date 7/10/1932 in San Antonio, Bexar County. Mattie Estelle Blair, birth date 8/19/1845 in Woodville, Mississippi, death date 9/16/1926 in Three Rivers, Live Oak County, Texas, widowed (enumerated on 6/11/1900). FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Dudley Thomas Blair Mattie Estelle Blair

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Finance  
Judiciary No. 2  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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