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Abner Lathrop Abner Lathrop
Full Name: Abner Stilson Lathrop
Date of birth: September 30, 1829
Date of death: September 25, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Brazoria / Brazoria   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 102-103. Lawyer, native of OH. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Abner Stilson Lathrop, birth date 9/30/1829, death date 9/25/1899, marriage to Lelitha Annie Watts 6/17/1860 at Brazoria, Texas, lawyer. Census of 1870; Lynch Family Tree; U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Ancestry.com.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Abner Lathrop, 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
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics, and History of Texas (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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