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Philip Hathaway Clements

Phil H. Clements
Full Name: Philip Hathaway "Phil" Clements
Birth date: February 8, 1854
Death date: August 17, 1932

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Phil H. Clements, Volume V, pp. 2545-2546. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • "Former Solon Now Doorkeeper," 1/30/1931, p. 3. Phil Clements of Goldthwaite, former state representative, began his fifth term as House doorkeeper and was known as "Father of Mills County." Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Philip Hathaway Clements, birth date 2/8/1854 in Indiana; death date 8/17/1932 in Mills County, Texas; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Philip H. Clements (1854-1932), burial in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery, Mills County, with spouse Mary Emma Clements. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in "Moody Promises Progressive Era," 1/16/1929. Galveston Daily News .
  • Mentioned in "Nature-Loving Galvestonians May Now See Bluebonnets in Profusion on Texas Trails; How It Became State Flower," 4/11/1941, p. 9. Galveston Daily News .
  • Account of meeting with Congressman Joseph Weldon Bailey, The Bailey Controversy in Texas, with lessons from The Political Life-Story of a Fallen Idol, pp. 150-151. Google Books .
  • Quoted in "Great Floods in Texas," 9/25/1900. New York Times .
  • Mentioned in "Blue-Bonnet as State Flower Twenty-Three Years Old Today," 3/5/1924, p. 9. San Antonio Express .
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News .
  • Biographical sketch, Phil. H. Clements, pp. 196-197. Born 2/8/1854 in Lebanon, Indiana. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Phil H. Clements, first County Clerk, included in 1890 photo of "The First and Second Term Officials of Mills County." TXGenWeb Project .
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