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Samuel McKay Simmons

S.M. Simmons
Full Name: Samuel McKay Simmons
Birth date: February 1849
Death date: April 10, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Samuel McKay Simmons, born February 1847 or February 1849 in Kentucky, death date 4/10/1915 in San Diego County, California. The Bullitt County Compendium Family Tree; From Europe to the Midwest Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1860 - S. McKay Simmons, Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky, age 13, born circa 1847 in Kentucky, living in household of N. and Elizabeth Simmons.
    Census of 1880 - S.M. Simmons, Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky, age 33, born circa 1847 in Kentucky, lawyer, son of Elizabeth Simmons.
    Census of 1900 - Samuel M. Simmons, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, age 53, born February 1849 in Kentucky, capitalist, brother-in-law of Stephen Myer.
    Census of 1910 - Samuel M. Simmons, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 63, born circa 1847 in Kentucky, single, roomer.
    Samuel M. Simmons, death date 4/10/1915, age 68, in San Diego, California; burial in Cave Hill Cemetery 4/16/1915, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. FamilySearch . Kentucky Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970 1910
  • 1900 1880 1860 California Death Index, 1905-1939
  • Samuel M. Simmons (1847-1915), burial in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and drawing, Hon. S.M. Simmons, 3/2/1893, p. 1. Born in Kentucky, educated at the University of Louisville, law class of 1870, former county attorney of Bullitt County, Kentucky. "He came to Texas in 1883 and has been engaged in stock raising in Mexico, near Piedras, Negras. He spent five years in the United States consular service as vice consult and United States consular agent under Cleveland, and has been a life-long Democrat . . . " Fort Worth Daily Gazette .
  • Obituary, "Samuel M. Simmons Dies Suddenly in California: Retired Capitalist and Attorney of Louisville . . . Once Consul in Mexico," The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), 4/11/1915, p. 31. Graduated from Louisville Law School, appointed United States Consul at Mexico City in Cleveland's second administration. Newspapers.com .
  • "Major S.M. Simmons Dead," San Antonio Express, 4/15/1915, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Eagle Pass. Died in San Diego, California, Sunday, 4/11/1915. "Simmons came to Eagle Pass in 1882 and was a resident of this place until 1895. Since then he has spent most of the winters in San Antonio, where he was well known." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • S.M. Simmons listed in Directory, Mexican Consulate, U.S. Consular Agent, Ciudad Porfirio Diaz, Eagle Pass Guide (Eagle Pass, Texas), September 1893-August 1896, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. Samuel M. Simmons in synopsis of Consular Inspector Chilton's report in New York World, printed in Eagle Pass Guide (Eagle Pass, Texas), 7/4/1896, p. 1, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. Samuel M. Simmons of Texas appointed consul at Piedras Negras, Mexico, "A Texan Appointed," Galveston Tribune, 10/28/1896, p. 2, crediting Rosenberg Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . July 4, 1896 October 28, 1896
  • Eagle Pass Guide
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - S.M. Simmons, postoffice Eagle Pass, nativity Kentucky, age 43 (born circa 1850), stock raiser, 9 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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