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Henry Augustus Tillett

H.A. Tillett
Full Name: Henry Augustus Tillett
Birth date: May 23, 1860
Death date: March 4, 1930

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 25th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
(1) 25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • "Senate Honors Judge Tillett: Page of Journal Is Set Aside to Memory of Abilenian," 3/9/1930, p. 2. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Obituary, "Funeral Service Held Today for Abilene Jurist," 3/5/1930, p. 8. Judge H.A. Tillett, former State Senator, "his father being a noted Methodist minister of North Carolina, where Judge Tillett was born in 1860"; survived by son Henry A. Tillett, Jr. Bryan Eagle .
  • Henry A. Tillett, born circa 1861 in North Carolina, birth date May 23, age 69, death date 3/3/1930 in Abilene, Taylor County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • H.A. Tillett, birth date 5/23/1860, death date 3/4/1930, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County. Includes biographical information, photo of Henry Augustus Tillett, Texas Senate portrait, and death notice, "Senator Tillett Dies," Breckenridge American, 3/6/1930 (died Tuesday, 3/4/1930). Find a Grave .
  • "Mr. Henry Augustus Tillett, the youngest son of John Tillett, a lawyer residing at Abilene, Texas, in giving recollections of his father . . . ", p. 167. Mentioned, p. 153. Biography of H.A. Tillett's father, The Iron Duke of the Methodist Itinerancy: An Account of the Life and Labors of Reverend John Tillett of North Carolina, by A.W. Plyler, Nashville, Tennessee: Cokesbury Press, 1925. Google Books .
  • Autobiographical sketch, H.A. Tillett, "Review of Taylor County's Earliest Settlers," An Early History of Pioneer Settlers, 1923, p. 5, crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Henry A. Tillett, p. 59. Born 5/23/1860 in Pittsboro, North Carolina, married Mary B. Smith on 6/11/1885 in Dallas County, Arkansas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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