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Leonard Anderson Abercrombie Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Full Name: Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Date of birth: December 1, 1832
Date of death: December 23, 1891

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   20th (3) (4)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 20th Legislature - Listed as new member in roll call, 1/11/1887, p. 1: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor, to-wit:.." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., 3/14/1892, pp. 283-294. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • ABERCROMBIE, LEONARD ANDERSON (1832-1891). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Henry M. Elmore's 20th Texas Infantry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Leonard A. Abercrombie. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Leonard Anderson Abercrombie, birth date 12/1/1832, death date 12/23/1891, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Leonard Anderson Abercrombie, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Leonard Anderson Abercrombie, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    General Land Office  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
     

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