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Thomas Jackson Floyd

T.J. Floyd
Full Name: Thomas Jackson Floyd
Birth date: December 17, 1842
Death date: July 16, 1905

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Populist
  • House, 23rd (4) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
    Populist
(1) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(4) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Thomas J. Floyd, birth date 12/17/1842, death date 7/16/1905, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, McDade, Bastrop County, with spouse Mary J. Floyd. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, Hon. T.J. Floyd, McDade, Tex., July 17. Death date 7/16/1905. "Ex-Representative T.J. Floyd . . . was about the last prominent Populist of this county." Galveston Daily News .
  • FLOYD, THOMAS JACKSON (1842–1905). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - T.J. Floyd, postoffice Elgin, nativity Tennessee, age 50 (born circa 1843), farmer, 33 years in Texas, Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Thomas J. Floyd, pp, 213, 296-297, 301, 313, 318. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism 2020.
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