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Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr. Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr.
Full Name: Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr.
Other surnames: Coombs
Date of birth: March 30, 1833
Date of death: November 20, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Capt. Zachariah Ellis Coombes, birth date 3/30/1833, death date 11/20/1895, biographical sketch, portrait, memorial resolution of the Dallas Bar, interment in Western Heights Cemetery, Dallas. "State Representative to the 9th Texas Legislature, 1883-1885. As acting Grand Master of the Masons, Judge Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr. laid the 12,000 pound cornerstone of the Texas State Capitol in Austin on 02 March 1885, the 49th anniversary of Texas independence." Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company G, 31st Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Z. Ellis Coombes. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr. (includes Dallas Bar resolution for Judge Z. E. Coombes). Death date 11/20/1895. Combs &c. Families of Dallas, TX.
  • COOMBES, ZACHARIAH ELLIS (1833-1895). Death date 11/25/1895. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Zachariah Ellis Coombes, Sr., 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Land and Land Office  
     

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