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T.M. Smith Thomas M. Smith
Full Name: Thomas M. Smith
Date of birth: August 10, 1814
Date of death: October 7, 1887

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Lewisville / Denton   Denton
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Thomas M. Smith, birth date 8/10/1814, death date 10/7/1887, burial in Smith Cemetery, Lewisville, Denton County. Includes biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 121. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Thomas M. Smith, Denton County, age 55, born circa 1815 in Tennessee, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - Thomas M. Smith, Denton County, age 65, born circa 1815 in Tennessee, farmer. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • Obituary, "Denton," The Galveston Daily News, 10/8/1887, p. 5, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "He was a justice of the peace for a number of years, and was a member of the Fifteenth legislature from this county . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. T.M. Smith, 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
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs  

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