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Scott Field Scott Field
Full Name: Scott Field
Date of birth: January 26, 1847
Date of death: December 20, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   20th (3) (4)   Democrat Calvert / Robertson   Brazos, Milam, Robertson
(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
Biographical Sketches
  • FIELD, Scott (1847-1931). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • FIELD, SCOTT (1847-1931). 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.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 364-365. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate Army, Private, Harvey's Scouts, "under the command of General Forrest. Young Field participated in all the principal battles of the Army of Tennessee . . . " Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Private, Harvey's Scouts, "an independent company of scouts in Mississippi." Scott Field. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Scott Field, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Scott Field, 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
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Employees of the Senate  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Department  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Claims and Accounts  
    Comptroller's Office, Examine  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Constitutional Amendments Address  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    State Affairs  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Office (Chair) 
     

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