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Thomas McNeal

Thomas McNeal
Full Name: Thomas McNeal
Birth date: November 22, 1849
Death date: February 14, 1913

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 2/14/1913
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
(1) Frank L. Tiller, sworn 3/17/1913, succeeded Thomas McNeal, died 2/14/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial services and tributes for Thomas McNeal, J.C. Hunt, Lee Killingsworth, and D.C. Kelley, including biographical sketches - 33rd Legislature, Sunday, 3/23/1913, pp. 1469-1485. D.C. Kelley born in 1856, p. 1475. House Journal .
  • 33rd Legislature, R.S., 2/24/1913, p. 666. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • "Second Legislator Died Today from Spinal Meningitis" and "Will Try to Pass Katy Bill over Governor's Veto," 2/14/1913, p. 1. Reports on deaths of Thomas McNeal and Lee Killingsworth "of Longview" of meningitis. Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Thomas McNeal, birth date 11/22/1850 in Washington County; death date 2/14/1913 in Austin, Travis County; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Thos. McNeal, birth date 11/22/1849, death date 2/14/1913, burial in Lockhart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell County. Find a Grave .
  • "Legislative Halls Almost Forsaken . . . Death of Representative Hunt Shocking," 3/23/1913, p. 8; Obituary, "J.C. Hunt Dies in Austin: Representative from Randall County Had Been Ill Since Feb. 15 - His Is Fourth Death This Session," 3/23/1913, p. 10. Other members who died "succumbing to the same disease" [meningitis] were Representatives Neal [sic: McNeal], Killingsworth, and Kelly [sic: Kelley]. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Hon. Thos. M'Neal Dies; A Victim of Meningitis (Second Representative to Die within 24 hours)," 2/15/1913, p. 4. Mentions death of Lee Killingsworth "of Longview" of meningitis. Galveston Daily News .
  • Report describing memorial services on the deaths of Representatives McNeal, Killingsworth, Kelley, and Hunt, 3/24/1913, p. 2. San Antonio Light .
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