Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Chambers
Date of birth: March 22, 1840
Date of death: May 24, 1929
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||Counties in District
Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873
Liberty / Liberty
Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
"Mr. Chambers of Liberty supported every one of the Governor's vetoes. I supposed him a Democrat, but must now conclude that the publication of the official organ in Liberty too remunerative for him to adhere to his former political proclivities." 5/18/1871, p. 2.
Galveston Daily News
12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/8/1870.
Party affiliation, Conservative.
Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
- CHAMBERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1840-1929). Chambers won election as a Democrat to the Twelfth Texas Legislature.
Handbook of Texas Online.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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