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T.R. Watkins T.R. Watkins
Full Name: T. R. Watkins
Other surnames: Wadkins
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 8, 1895 - Oct 7, 1895 24th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Populist Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
(1) J.M. McWilliams and T.R. Watkins of Henderson and Navarro counties listed as a populists. "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
(2) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Committee report on disappearance of T.R. Watkins concluded "Watkins voluntarily left the city of Austin on the night of 4/23/1895. . .and that his district is now without representation in this House. . .", 10/5/1895 and 10/7/1895, pp. 38, 54. House Journal.
(4) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Photographs
  • Photograph. T.R. Watkins, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
     

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