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Henry Shoemaker
Full Name: Henry M. Shoemaker
Date of birth: February 18, 1839
Date of death: January 12, 1880

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Jan 10, 1871 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (2)   Republican Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Lavaca

(1) "Republicans ran Robert P. Tendick of Columbus for senator and Henry M. Shoemaker of Lavaca County for representative." Part 8, 1870-1878, Consider the Lily: the Ungilded History of Colorado County, Texas.
(2) Henry M. Shoemaker, in special election 11/28/1870 - 12/1/1870, sworn 1/10/1871, succeeded W.T. Wilkinson, died 5/24/1870. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Displaced headstone located in Hallettsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, TX. Birth date 2/18/1839; death date 1/12/1880. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Immigration (Chair) 
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Division of the State, Select  

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