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Emory C. Smith

Emory Smith
Full Name: Emory C. Smith
Birth date: February 26, 1846
Death date: December 8, 1912

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 30th (1) & 29th (2) Legislatures
    1/10/1905 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • Senate, 24th (3) & 23rd (4) Legislatures
    1/10/1893 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
(1) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(2) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(3) 24th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(4) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal . January 10, 1893
January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Message Board, Denton County - Emory C. Smith, birth date 2/26/1846, death date 12/8/1912, buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Denton, other biographical/Senate information. Ancestry.com .
  • "The late Senator Emory Smith of this city put thru the first depository law, modeled after the Missouri law." 4/8/1919, p. 2. Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Census of 1880 - Emory Smith, Denton County, born circa 1847 in Alabama, lawyer, spouse Letitia.
    Census of 1900 - Emory C. Smith, Denton, Denton County, born February 1846 in Alabama, lawyer, spouse Letitia. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • Emory C. Smith, birth date 2/26/1846, death date 12/8/1912, interment in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Denton, with spouse Hama L. 'Letitia' Smith. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in "University of North Texas"; President John J. Crumley and "state Senator Emory C. Smith of Denton secured the right for the college to confer state teaching certificates." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned on p. 161 (teaching) and p. 189 (mayor of Denton in 1889); legislation re. State Normal School at Denton as State Senator, pp. 221-223, and service on committee for State Industrial School for Girls, pp. 261-262. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960 1978.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Emory C. Smith, postoffice Denton, Denton County, nativity Alabama, lawyer, Democrat, age 60 (born circa 1847), 36 years in Texas, served in former sessions: 23rd, 24th, 29th Senate, 28th House. Texas Legislative Manual .
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