Henry William Lightfoot
Full Name: Henry William Lightfoot
Date of birth: December 29, 1846
Date of death: August 27, 1901
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 11, 1881 - Dec 31, 1882
Paris / Lamar
Delta, Fannin, Lamar
2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13,
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2.
Galveston Daily News
Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas
17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- LIGHTFOOT, HENRY W. (1846-1901). "He was elected to the state Senate in 1880 and resigned in 1882."
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch, Judge Henry William Lightfoot, in "The History of Lamar County: Gaines—Lightfoot—McDonald," 10/3/1937, p. 12.
- Biographical sketch, p. 229. "He was elected to the state Senate in 1880; resigned the position in 1882 to give his undivided attetion to his law practice."
Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
- Mentioned in history of Senatorial redistricting for Lamar County, "Backward Glances (from the scrapbooks of the late A.W. Neville, Editor of the Paris News, 1936-1956, 3/14/1951)," republished 8/26/1976, p. 6.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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