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Thomas J. Campbell Thomas J. Campbell
Full Name: Thomas J. Campbell
Date of birth: 1824
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
(1) Listed as T.J. Campbell in "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) T.J. Campbell, Harrison County. House Journal.
(3) F.J. Campbell, home address, Jefferson, home county, Marion. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) F.J. Campbell, Marion County. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Representative apportionment - Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. "Eleventh District - The counties of Marion, Cass, Bowie and Morris shall elect three representatives; Cass to be the returning county." University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, Thomas J. Campbell, born 1824 in TN. "He is married. . . and resides, with his family, at Jefferson in Marion County," pp. 69-70. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Listed in Jefferson, Marion County, Texas. Mason & Campbell - William H. Mason, Thomas J. Campbell. Trow's Legal Directory and Lawyers' Record of the United States, 1875, p. 601. Google Books.
  • Census of 1870 - Ths. J. Campbell, Jefferson, Marion County, age 46, lawyer, birthplace Tennessee. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas J. Campbell, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Education  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Rules  
    Secretary of State (Chair) 
     

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