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Doc C. Lewis
Full Name: Doc C. Lewis
Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Republican Wharton / Wharton   Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton
(1) County voted largely republican, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Republican, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Wharton, Wharton County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Spanish Camp, Wharton County, Republican. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Doc (D.) C. Lewis. Born ca. 1843, place unknown; died - date, place unknown. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 62. D.C. ("Doc") Lewis, birth year 1844, Appendix D. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Agriculture  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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