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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, burial 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  

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