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Henry Berryman Terrell

H.B. Terrell
Full Name: Henry Berryman Terrell
Birth date: August 31, 1869
Death date: March 24, 1921

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 34th (2) (3) (7) & 33rd (4) Legislatures
    1/14/1913 - 1/19/1915
    Democrat
  • Senate, 32nd (5) & 31st (1) (6) Legislatures
    1/12/1909 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 8/17/1910, 3rd C.S.
  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Augustus McCollum, sworn 2/12/1915, succeeded Henry B. Terrell, resigned 1/19/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3, elected on 11/5/1912. Senate Journal .
(5) 32nd Legislature - 1/10/1911, p. 1, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(6) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal .
(7) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, lists Henry B. Terrell of Waco, Texas; however, Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004; Texas Legislative Manual; and LRL Card File show West, Texas. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 38th Legislature, R.S., 3/13/1923, p. 1663. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 38th Legislature, R.S., Simple Resolution 93, 3/14/1923, p. 1453. Elected Comptroller in 1914 and served until he resigned in 1919. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Terrell, That Magical Political Name on Texas Democratic Ballots . . . ," 6/28/1934, p. 8. Relatives: George B. Terrell and H.B. Terrell - brothers; George B. Terrell - father, J. Turney Terrell - son; H.B. Terrell - uncle, J. Turney Terrell - nephew. El Paso Herald Post .
  • TERRELL, GEORGE BUTLER (1862-1947). Elected Texas Commissioner of Agriculture in 1920 and held office 1921-1931. Relatives: George Butler Terrell and Henry Berryman Terrell, brothers; George Butler Terrell, father and J. Turney Terrell, son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • TERRELL, HENRY BERRYMAN (1869-1921). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome at Austin," 4/25/1947. Mexia Daily News .
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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