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Sam D.W. Low

Sam D.W. Low, Sr.
Full Name: Sam D.W. Low, Sr.
Birth date: January 16, 1874
Death date: May 7, 1939

Terms of Service

  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 37th (1) (2) (5) Legislature
    7/18/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (3) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 9/29/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd (4) (6) Legislature
    7/21/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
(1) 37th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Sam D. W. Low, Sr. and E. Guy LeStourgeon), 7/18/1921, p. 3. No committee appointments listed for Low or LeStourgeon in 1st or 2nd C.S. House Journal .
(2) Sam D.W. Low, sworn 7/18/1921, succeeded Henry J. Neinast, expelled 2/10/1921. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) John M. Mathis, Sr., in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Sam D.W. Low, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Sam D.W. Low, sworn 7/21/1913, succeeded J. P. Buchanan, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 34th, 35th, and 39th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .
(6) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 34th, 35th, and 39th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Announced as candidate for State Senate, "News of Brenham," 6/8/1922. Austin Statesman .
  • Judge Sam D.W. Low, Sr., birth date 1/16/1874, death date 5/7/1939, interment in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Funeral Held in Brenham for Judge Sam Low," 5/9/1939, p. 14. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Fuller Charges to Be Taken Up Today," 8/16/1917, pp. 1, 8. Describes resignation of John M. Mathis of Brenham as a University of Texas regent. Galveston Daily News .
  • Portraits and biographical sketches. Relatives: Theodore Augustus Low - father; Sam D.W. Low - son. History of Brenham and Washington County, pp. 92-98. HeritageQuest Online .
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