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Thomas Devereaux Cobbs

T.D. Cobbs
Full Name: Thomas Devereaux Cobbs
Birth date: November 19, 1851
Death date: September 19, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 6/7/1907
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
(1) Cobbs resigned 6/7/1907. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Capt. Thomas D. Cobbs, Volume IV, pp. 1700-1701. Court of Civil Appeals, spouse Carrie Quinney. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Captain Thomas D. Cobbs, Volume I, pp. 340-342. A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas Illustrated 1907.
  • Thomas Devereaux Cobbs, birth date 11/19/1851 in Alabama, passport application dated 6/24/1918. FamilySearch United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925 .
  • Thomas D. Cobbs, birth date 11/19/1851 in Choctaw County, Alabama; death date 9/19/1934; burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County. Find a Grave .
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Hon. Thomas Devereaux Cobbs, "Governor Names Jurist," 10/4/1911, p. 8. Appointed Associate Justice of the Fourth Court of Civil Appeals at San Antonio; served Bexar County in the Legislature. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary and photo, "Judge T.D. Cobbs Succumbs Here," 9/20/1934, p. 18. Associate Justice of Fourth Court of Civil Appeals, represented Bexar County in Legislature from 1902-1908. San Antonio Express .
  • Appointed to the Bailey Investigation Committee by the Speaker of the House. The committee operated during January and February of 1907 and was authorized to take testimony, subpoena witnesses, and probe charges against U. S. Senator Joseph Weldon Bailey. Texas State Library and Archives Commission .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Thomas D. Cobbs, pp. 298-303. Born in Choctaw County, Alabama, served in the Texas State Militia with a rank of Captain, lawyer and member of the Texas Legislature, married Carrie Quinney at Navasota. Texas, the Country and Its Men: Historical, Biographical, Descriptive 1918.
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