Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

McCamy A. Harris McCamy Alexander Harris
Full Name: McCamy Alexander Harris
Date of birth: December 1, 1829
Date of death: August 30, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Democrat Ripley / Titus   Franklin, Titus
(1) RIPLEY, TEXAS was in northwestern Titus County. Its post office was established in 1872, and by 1914 it ceased to exist as a named community. A second RIPLEY, TEXAS was formed in 1912 in Titus County and ceased to exist by 1984. Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Mc. A. Harris. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • McCamy A. Harris biography, pp. 73-74. Born 1828 in Talbot County, GA. Resides in Titus county, "living with his family in the town of Ripley." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, McCamey Alexander Harris (1829-1900). The Strangest Names in American Political History, 2013.
  • Other Resources
  • McCamey A. Harris, Texas, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865. FamilySearch.
  • McCamey A. Harris, birth date 12/1/1829, death date 8/30/1900, interment in Green Hill Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Titus County. Find a Grave.
  • McCamy A. Harris. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Reprint of McCamey A. Harris letter to Hon. G.B. Pickett, Decatur, Tex., Dallas Morning News, 8/21/1899. Texas Confederate Veterans.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. McCamy A. Harris, 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
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.