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Henry Williams Sublett
Full Name: Henry Williams Sublett
Other surnames: Sublitt
Date of birth: May 27, 1817
Date of death: October 3, 1859

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 25 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1) (2) (3)     Austin / Travis   Bastrop, Burnet, Travis
H San Augustine Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4)     Unknown / San Augustine   San Augustine
(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times, 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 5th Legislature - 11/7/1853, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, Texas Democrat, 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Henry Williams Sublett, birth date 5/27/1817 in Kentucky, death date 10/3/1859 in Austin, biographical sketch, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Name on tombstone misspelled as Sublitt. Find a Grave.
  • SUBLETT, HENRY WILLIAMS (1817-1859). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical notes, p. 246. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
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    5th R.S. - 1853
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    Indian Affairs  
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    1st R.S. - 1846
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