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Samuel Dillard Gates

Sam Gates
Full Name: Samuel Dillard "Sam" Gates
Birth date: May 1, 1872
Death date: January 10, 1942

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
(1) District 84 comprised of Wilson and Karnes counties; District 119 comprised of El Paso and Culberson counties, pp. 42, 44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 84 represented by Sam Gates, p. 5. House Journal .
(3) District 119 represented by Sam Gates, p. 852. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Samuel Dillard "Sam" Gates, birth date 5/1/1872, death date 1/10/1942, interment in Ebenezer Cemetery, Cheapside, Gonzales County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
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