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Paris Smith

Paris Smith
Full Name: Paris Smith
Birth date: 1887
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - Paris Smith, Bay City, Matagorda County, age 32, born circa 1888, druggist/own store, spouse Lilly Smith.
    Census of 1930 - Paris Smith, Bay City, Matagorda County, age 42, born circa 1888, drug merchant/drug retail, spouse Lily M. Smith.
    Census of 1940 - Paris Smith, Bay City, Matagorda County, age 52, born circa 1888, manager owner/drug store, spouse Lily Smith, age 51 (not Paris A. Smith in the same location). FamilySearch . 1920 1930
  • 1940
  • Possibly Paris Smith, death date 8/8/1978 in Matagorda County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 .
  • Possibly Paris Smith, draft registration in Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas; birth date 8/18/1887 in Gonzales County, Texas; lists Mrs. Lily B. Smith. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 .
  • Biographical sketch, photo, and political advertisement, "Who Is Paris Smith?," "Paris Smith Is Called to Serve" (editorial), "The Job Seeks the Man," petition from citizens of Brazoria County, 7/18/1940, p. 6. "Paris Smith arrived in Bay City in 1911, a young man not quite 24 years of age" (born circa 1887). Freeport Facts .
  • Paris Smith of Bay City, "a former member of the Texas House of Representatives." "Bay City Man Appointed Member L.C.R.A. Board," Palacios Beacon, 5/6/1943, p. 1, crediting Palacios Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - Paris Smith, postoffice Bay City, Matagorda County, nativity Texas, age 39, druggist. 46th Legislature (1939) - age 51. Born circa 1888-1898. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
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