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Albert Scales Hawkins

A.S. Hawkins
Full Name: Albert Scales Hawkins
Birth date: March 31, 1868
Death date: June 5, 1920

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 29th (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 12/22/1906
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
(1) "State Senate honors a vet: W.J. Cunningham given privileges, makes speech," 10/13/1936, p. 3: "In 1906 in a special election held in Dec. of that year, he defeated the incumbent, Senator Hawkins, for the honor of representing this district...", SR 13. Abilene Daily Reporter .
(2) "W.J. Cunningham to first public office 40 years ago this month," 11/3/1943, p. 10. In 1906, drafted during caucus at Baird to run against incumbent Senator Hawkins. Abilene Reporter-News .
(3) William J. Cunningham, in special election 1/1/1907, succeeded Albert S. Hawkins, resigned 12/22/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(5) 30th Legislature - Notice of resignation for Senator A.S. Hawkins dated 12/21/1906 on file in Secretary of State's office, accepted by Governor S.W.T. Lanham on 12/22/1906, p. 57; Oath of office administered to Senator W.J. Cunningham, 1/29/1907, p. 153. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - A.S. Hawkins, Midland County, Texas, age 32, born March 1868 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Effie.
    Census of 1920 - Albert S. Hawkins, Ward County, Texas, age 51, born circa 1869 in Texas, farmer/stock farm, spouse Litha J., daughters Rachial and Peggie, son Albert J.
    A.S. Hawkins, marriage to Effie Snelsen 4/30/1895 in Midland County, Texas; marriage to Sallie Bell 7/20/1904 in Harrison County, Texas. Albert S. Hawkins, marriage to Letha J. Haberman 3/31/1918 in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Albert Scales Hawkins in birth record for son Albert Ashton Hawkins, spouse Letha J. Hawkins (1918). FamilySearch . Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930 1900
  • 1920 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (2) Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (1) Arizona Marriages, 1865-1949
  • Albert S. Hawkins, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Midland County. Includes biographical sketch from Who's Who in Arizona, Volume 1, 1913; discusses legislative service in the Texas House of Representatives representing Midland and in the Texas Senate from the Abilene District. "In 1904, the year in which he was elected Senator, Mr. Hawkins was married to Miss Sallie W. Bell, of Marshall, Texas. He was married three times, his first wife was Effie Snelson." Find a Grave .
  • Albert S. Hawkins. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Albert Scales Hawkins, born March 1868 in Ladonia, Texas; died 6/5/1920 in Midland. Member of the Texas State Senate. Descendants of Joseph Neely and Martha Johnston, by A.H. Gilbertson, 2/23/2019. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Biographical sketch, A.S. Hawkins, pp. 130-131. Born 3/31/1868 in Fannin County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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