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Thomas Harrison
Full Name: Thomas Harrison
Date of birth: May 1, 1823
Date of death: July 14, 1891

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Nov 3, 1851 - Aug 31, 1852 4th (1)     Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Edward A. Palmer, sworn 1/10/1853, succeeded Thomas Harrison, resigned 8/31/1852. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 524-527. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • BG Thomas Harrison, birth date 5/1/1823, death date 7/14/1891, portrait, biographical sketch, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • HARRISON, THOMAS (1823-1891). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Brigadier General, Company A, 8th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Thomas Harrison. Find a Grave.
  • 1st Mississippi Rifles, Mexican War. Captain of company of rangers in 1860. Confederate States Army, Colonel, 8th Texas Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers; appointed Brigadier General by President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis on 1/14/1865, but did not take the oath of office. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 143-144. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Thomas Harrison. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 7, 24-25, 81, Plate No. 12. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Comptroller and Treasurer, Examine  
    Finance  
    Judiciary  
    Land Titles West of the Nueces, Select  
    Land Titles, Investigation Report of Commissioners William H. Bourland and James B. Miller, Select  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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