Harry Haynes

Full Name: Harry Haynes
Date of birth: March 10, 1848
Date of death: September 5, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 72 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Independence / Washington   Burleson, Lee, Washington
H 40 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Independence / Washington   Burleson, Washington

(1) Haynes, a democrat, was elected floater for Washington and Burleson counties, p. 1, 11/5/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Independent Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituaries, "Col. Harry Haynes Met Tragic Death," 9/6/1905, p. 3, and "Remains of Col. Haynes Taken to Independence," 9/8/1905, p. 8. Austin Statesman.
  • Harry Haynes, birth date 3/10/1848, death date 9/5/1905, burial in Old Independence Cemetery, Independence, Washington County. Includes obituaries from the Brenham Weekly Banner, 9/7/1905, and Fort Worth Telegram, 9/6/1905; member of the 17th and 19th Legislatures. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Hon. A.G. Haynes, pp. 714-717. Born 8/1/1805 in Green County, Georgia, death date 3/22/1870. "In 1856 he was elected to the Legislature and served with ability and eminent fidelity." Relatives: Albert G. Haynes - father; Harry Haynes - son. The Life and Writings of Rufus C. Burleson: Containing a Biography of Dr. Burleson by Hon. Harry Haynes, 1901.
  • Biographical sketch, Harry Haynes, pp. 29-30. Born 3/9/1848 in Independence, Washington County. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Harry Haynes, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Harry Haynes, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Funeral of General William Steele  
Internal Improvement  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
17th R.S. - 1881
Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
Public Debt  
Towns and City Corporations  

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