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Thomas Chambers Thomas Chambers
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Chambers
Date of birth: March 22, 1840
Date of death: May 24, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
(1) "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.
(2) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • CHAMBERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1840-1929). Chambers won election as a Democrat to the Twelfth Texas Legislature. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Text of historical marker and photos of the Thomas Jefferson Chambers house in Liberty, Texas. Round Barns and Covered Bridges.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas Chambers, 12th Legislature, Austin History Center
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • Democratic Members of the House of Representatives, 12th Legislature, April 18, 1871 (Austin History Center). Austin History Center.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Comptroller and Treasurer's Offices, Select  
    Immigration  
    Internal Improvements  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Immigration  
    Internal Improvements  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conduct of Comptroller A. Bledsoe, Select Committee  
    Education  
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Rules  
     

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