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M.A. Easley Samuel Allen Easley
Full Name: Samuel Allen "Sam" Easley
Date of birth: August 28, 1825
Date of death: February 12, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Circleville / Williamson   Blanco, Burnet, Concho, Lampasas, Llano, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • EASLEY, SAMUEL ALLEN (1826-1899). Birth date 8/28/1826, death 1899. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "Col. Easley Dead," 2/16/1899, p. 12. Death date Saturday, 2/15/1899. Easley "served in the Confederate army in Texas, rising to the rank of Lieut. Colonel. Taking great interest in politics and public affairs, he was elected a Democratic member of the 13th [sic] Legislature . . . " Williamson County Sun (Georgetown, Texas).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, commanded militia regiment in Williamson County; Captain, Mann's Regiment assigned to coastal defense duty in Galveston; Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Texas State Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Sam Easley, Circleville, Williamson County, age 45, born circa 1825 in South Carolina, farmer, living in household with Elizabeth Easley, age 41.
    Census of 1880 - Sam A. Easley, Williamson County, age 54, born circa 1826 in South Carolina, farmer, wife Elizabeth. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • S.A. Easley, birth date 8/28/1825, death date 2/12/1899, burial in Easley-Sloan Cemetery, Jonah, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.A. Easley, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Lighting the State House with Gas  
    Public Buildings  

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