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Dr. Horatio L. Tate Horatio Lorenzo Tate
Full Name: Horatio Lorenzo Tate
Date of birth: September 4, 1841
Date of death: February 25, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Lindale / Smith   Smith
H 12 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
(1) 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
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, R.S., 3/1/1929, p. 1271. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 2135. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, H.L. Tate, pp. 53-54. Born 9/4/1841 in Elbert County, Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army. Private, 3rd Texas Cavalry; and later Company E, Colonel Brown's Regiment of Texas Cavalry. Portrait and biographical sketch, Horatio Lorenzo Tate, pp. 184-186. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Horatio Tate, Garden Valley, Smith County, physician, born in Georgia around 1842. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. Horatio L. Tate, birth date 9/4/1841, death date 2/26/1929, interment in Lindale City Cemetery, Lindale, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. Horatio L. Tate, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Drouth (Drought) Sufferers (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  

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