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Hilliard Fort Smith

H.F. Smith
Full Name: Hilliard Fort Smith, Sr.
Birth date: March 7, 1853
Death date: December 31, 1940

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Hillard Fort Smith, Sr., death date 12/31/1940 in Milam County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 .
  • Hillard Fort Smith, Sr., birth date 3/7/1853 in Bastrop County, death date 12/31/1940 in Cameron, Milam County, retired banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Hilliard Fort Smith (1853-1940), burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron, Milam County. Includes reprint of obituary in Dallas Morning News, 1/1/1941. Hilliard Fort Smith, Jr. (1888-1959), burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Temple, Bell County. Find a Grave . Hilliard Fort Smith, Jr. Hilliard Fort Smith
  • Obituary, "H.F. Smith Dies at Cameron Tuesday," The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger, 1/2/1941, p. 1, crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library. Born 3/7/1853 in Bastrop County; died 12/31/1940 in Cameron. "After moving to Cameron he was elected to the Texas Legislature in 1895 and served one term." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, Hilliard F. Smith, Jr., 6/14/1959, p. 1. "He [Hilliard F. Smith, Jr.] was the son of Milam County pioneers, Hilliard F. Smith and Viola Oxsheer Smith, a banking family with extensive land holdings dating back before the Texas Republic. He was a grandson of W.W. Oxsheer, a state representative of Milam County during reconstruction days." Relatives - William Wilson Oxsheer, father-in-law; Hilliard Fort Smith, Sr., son-in-law. Waco Tribune-Herald .
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