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Thomas McNeal

Thomas McNeal
Full Name: Thomas McNeal
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 .
  • Obituary, Thomas McNeal. "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 .
  • "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. Cause of death: cerebro-spinal meningitis; other members who died "succumbing to the same disease" were Representatives Neal [sic: McNeal], Killingsworth, and Kelly [sic: Kelley]. 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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