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Thomas Lewis Foster

T.L. Foster
Full Name: Thomas Lewis Foster
Birth date: March 6, 1875
Death date: November 7, 1942

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 2/5/1914
    Democrat
(1) District 10 comprised of Saint Augustine and Angelina counties; District 116 comprised of Uvalde, Medina, Zavala, and Dimmit counties, pp. 39, 44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 10 represented by T.L. Foster, p. 4. House Journal .
(3) Benjamin A. Calhoun, sworn 9/16/1914, succeeded T.L. Foster, resigned 2/5/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) District 116 represented by T.L. Foster, p. 852. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Obituary, "T.L. Foster, Attorney for Oil Firm, Dies," 11/8/1942. Notes service in the Texas Legislature. Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1910 - Thomas L. Foster, San Augustine, San Augustine County, age 34, born circa 1876 in Texas, lawyer/general practice, spouse Laura B, daughter Louise. FamilySearch . 1910
  • Thomas Lewis Foster, birth date 3/6/1875, death date 11/7/1942, burial in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas; spouse Laura Burrus Foster, daughter Louise Foster Toole. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, "T.L. Foster Is Dead," 11/8/1942, p. 18. Port Arthur News .
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - T.L. Foster, postoffice San Augustine, nativity Texas, age 38 (born circa 1875), lawyer, 38 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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