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Thomas Lewellen
Full Name: Thomas Lewellen
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Mar 18, 1861 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1) (2)     McKinney / Collin   Collin, Cooke, Denton
(1) Thomas Lewellen, sworn 3/18/1861, succeeded William A. Ellett, resigned 2/5/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Retrenchment and Reform  
     

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