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Thomas J. Brown Thomas Jefferson Brown
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Brown
Date of birth: July 24, 1836
Date of death: May 26, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 13, 1891 - Sep 5, 1892 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
H 27 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Brown resigned 9/5/1892. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(4) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(5) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 34th Legislature, 1st C.S., 5/26/1915, p. 378. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Captain T.J. Brown, p. 119. Mentioned in biographical sketch of William H. Bullock, p. 130. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Hon. Alvin C. Owsley, pp. 651-652. "He [Owsley] at once entered into the practice and was thrown into competition with the ablest lawyers of the State, among them . . . Hon. T.J. Brown . . . Hon. W.O. Davis." Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Thomas Jefferson Brown, Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1893-1911; Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1911-1915. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, p. 34 and p. 93. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Troop E, Col. Robert Taylor's Cavalry Regiment. Biographical sketch, p. 97. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Other Resources
  • Judge Thomas Jefferson Brown, birth date 7/24/1836, death date 5/26/1915, biographical information, portrait, interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in GRASS-LEASE FIGHT. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • BROWN, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1836-1915). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas J. Brown, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Thomas J. Brown, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Article 5, Constitution of the State of Texas  
    Civil Courts of Appeal, Locations for Holding  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Quarantine Laws  
    Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
    Rules  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    General Education Bill  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Quarantine Station at Galveston, Investigate  
    Reports of the Supreme and Appellate Courts, Investigate  
     

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