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Elisha Pettit
Full Name: Elisha Pettit
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Apr 26, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2) (3)   Radical Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
(1) Pettit, sworn 4/26/1870, did not attend Provisional Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Party affiliation, Radical. Roster of members, 12th Legislature, 1870. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Full name, Elisha Pettit. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Education (Chair) 
    Immigration  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Education (Chair) 
    Immigration  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Education (Chair) 
    Immigration  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Public School Lands  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
     

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