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Samuel Bogart Samuel Bogart
Full Name: Samuel "Sam" Bogart
Date of birth: April 2, 1797
Date of death: March 11, 1861

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 9, 1861 8th (1) (2)     McKinney / Collin   Collin
S 3 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (3) (4) (5)     Unknown / Collin   Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson
H 6 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (6) (7) (8)     Unknown / Collin   Collin, Grayson
H Fannin Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (9)     Unknown / Fannin   Collin, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt
(1) Address, McKinney; Home county, Collin. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Bogart resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Senate District 3, represented Cooke, Grayson, Denton, Collin, and Dallas counties. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(5) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/3/1851, p. 3. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by Districts, the following gentlemen appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
(6) House District 6, represented Grayson, Collin, and Cooke counties. House Journal.
(7) Home county, Collin. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(8) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(9) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, Texas Democrat, 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BOGART, SAMUEL (1797-1861). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Biographical sketch of the Hon. Sam Bogart from a speech made before the House of Representatives in Texas in 1861, submitted by Vicki Shaffer. Bogart born 4/2/1797, died 3/11/1861. Collin County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • "Samuel Bogart, representative from old Fannin County in the heart of the colony," p. 229; Controversy over Senator Sam Bogart's bill to amend the pre-colonist law of 1850, pp. 230-234, discusses anger of constituents in Dallas County and Denton County. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel Bogart,8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
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    8th R.S. - 1859
    Indian Difficulties on Frontier  
    Military Affairs  
    Rules, Select  
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Private Land Claims  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Apportionment, Special  
    Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message  
    Federal Relations  
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings (Chair) 
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  
    2nd R.S. - 1847
    County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Land Office  
    State Affairs  

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