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Whitfield Scott Whitfield Scott
Full Name: Whitfield Scott
Date of birth: March 6, 1842
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Kerrville / Kerr   Bandera, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Medina
H 84 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (6)   Democrat Kerrville / Kerr   Bandera, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Medina
(1) On January 26, 1856, Kerr County was formed from Bexar Land District Number 2. Brownsborough, the site of an early shingle-making camp, was renamed Kerrville and became the county seat. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Bandera County. House Journal.
(3) Home address, Kerrville; home county, Kerr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Post office, Kerrville. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(5) Home county, Kerr. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(6) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Captain Whitfield Scott, pp. 241-244. Born in Mississippi March 1842, died at the age of 45. Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1976, 1975.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, Whitfield Scott, p. 268. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Whitfield Scott, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Whitfield Scott, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Land and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Fence Cutting  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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