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Silas R. Crawford

Silas R. Crawford
Full Name: Silas R. Crawford
Birth date: March 9, 1846
Death date: September 12, 1932

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/17/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 27th (3) (4) Legislature
    4/5/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) Hon. S.R. Crawford Takes Oath of Office, 1/17/1907, p. 136. House Journal .
(2) Silas R. Crawford, sworn 1/17/1907, succeeded R.P. Dimmitt, died 12/9/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Silas R. Crawford, sworn 4/5/1901, succeeded A.T. Gay, died 2/28/1901. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 28th and 30th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Silas R. Crawford, birth date 3/9/1846 in Virginia, death date 9/12/1932 in Dallas, occupation: retired capitalist, cattleman, banker. Certificate of death lists street address in Graham, TX. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Silas R. Crawford (1846-1932), grave marker photo and interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, Young County. Find a Grave .
  • "Pioneer Young County citizen buried Wednesday," The Olney Enterprise, 9/16/1932, p. 1. Capt. S.R. Crawford died in a Dallas hospital Monday night, 9/12/1932. NewspaperARCHIVE.com .
  • Crawford, Silas R., Texas House of Representatives, 1901-08. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries .
  • 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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