Anderson J. Dorris

Full Name: Anderson J. Dorris
Date of birth: December 6, 1811
Date of death: October 19, 1888

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William Dorris, son of Hon. A[nderson] Dorris, member of the House of Representatives, was killed in Lockhart on October 24, 1870, "Homicide at Lockhardt," 10/2/1870. Galveston Daily News.
  • Albert Dorris. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Anderson J. Dorris served in the Texas Legislature during the 1870-1871 term and was successful in passing into law the concealed weapons act, "The Dorris Family" by Calvin Dorris. USGenNet, 1998.

Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Public Debt  
12th R.S. - 1871
Public Debt  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Public Debt  

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