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Full Name: Thomas Harrison
Date of birth: May 1, 1823
Date of death: July 14, 1891
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Nov 3, 1851 - Aug 31, 1852
Houston / Harris
Edward A. Palmer, sworn 1/10/1853, succeeded Thomas Harrison, resigned 8/31/1852.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Brigadier General, Company A, 8th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Thomas Harrison, birth date 5/1/1823, death date 7/14/1891, portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County.
Find a Grave.
- 1st Mississippi Rifles, Mexican War. Captain of company of rangers in 1860. Confederate States Army, Colonel, 8th Texas Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers; appointed Brigadier General by President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis on 1/14/1865, but did not take the oath of office.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch, pp. 143-144.
Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
- Thomas Harrison.
Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 7, 24-25, 81, Plate No. 12.
Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
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