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Henry LaFayette Lewis

H.L. Lewis
Full Name: Henry LaFayette Lewis
Birth date: December 3, 1868
Death date: February 4, 1934

Terms of Service

(1) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 37th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, oath of office administered, 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal .
(3) 38th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1923, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(4) 39th Legislature - All 31 Senators were elected on November 4, 1924, per Secretary of State, oath of office administered, 1/13/1925, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(5) 40th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/11/1927, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Funeral Is Held at Navasota for Henry L. Lewis," 2/5/1934, pp. 1, 5. "He was elected to the state senate in 1920, serving two terms." Bryan Eagle .
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • Henry LaFayette Lewis, birth date 12/3/1868 in Crenshaw County, Alabama, death date 2/4/1934 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Henry LaFayette Lewis, Sr., Texas State Senator, birth date 12/3/1868, death date 2/4/1934, burial in Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Grimes County. Includes reprint of obituary in Bryan Eagle, 2/5/1934. Find a Grave .
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