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Samuel C. Upshaw Samuel Crockett Upshaw
Full Name: Samuel Crockett Upshaw
Date of birth: January 31, 1840
Date of death: June 20, 1901

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   20th (3) (4)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Ellis, Hill, Johnson
(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
  • 27th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 9/30/1901, p. 97. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, Illustrated. HeritageQuest 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.
  • Other Resources
  • S.C. Upshaw, born 1/31/1840, died 6/20/1901, interment in Hillsboro City Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel C. Upshaw, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel C. Upshaw, 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
    Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privilege and Elections  
    Public Lands  
    Roads and Bridges  
    State Asylums  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    New Capitol, Furnishing  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands  
    Purchase of Asylum Lund  
    Roads and Bridges (Chair) 
    State Asylum  
    State University at Austin  
     

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