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Overton Davenport Overton Fletcher Davenport
Full Name: Overton Fletcher Davenport
Date of birth: February 10, 1820
Date of death: June 22, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1)   Democrat Eagle Springs / Coryell   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
(1) Eagle Springs was in the southeastern corner of Coryell County. The community began to decline in the 1890s, and the post office was discontinued in 1901. Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • DAVENPORT, OVERTON FLETCHER (1820-1909). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 10th Texas Infantry Regiment. Also served in Company H and Company K. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Capt. Overton Fletcher Davenport, birth date 2/10/1820, death date 6/22/1909, interment in Pioneer Cemetery, Ranger, Eastland County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Overton Davenport, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Overton Davenport, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
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