T.J. Smith

Thomas G. Smith

Full Name: Thomas G. "Tom" Smith
Date of birth: November 4, 1826
Date of death: February 1, 1907

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rockwall

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Terms of Service top

House District 21
Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883
Legislatures: 17th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Greenville / Hunt
Counties in district: Hunt, Rockwall

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company A, 1st Battalion, Texas Sharp Shooters. Pension File No. 11497, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Thos. G. Smith, Hunt County, age 45, born circa 1825 in Illinois, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - Tom G. Smith, Hunt County, age 53, born circa 1827 in Illinois, farmer.
    Census of 1900 - Thomas G. Smith, Hunt County, age 74, born November 1826 in Illinois. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Tom G. Smith, birth date 11/4/1826, death date 2/1/1907, burial in Wieland Cemetery, Weiland, Hunt County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. Tom G. Smith, The Austin Daily Statesman, 2/2/1907, p. 3. "He was 81 years old, a Confederate soldier, a member of the Seventeenth legislature, a high Mason and a prominent Baptist." Death date 2/1/1907. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. T.J. Smith, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Debt  
Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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