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Henry Lee Lewis

H.L. Lewis
Full Name: Henry Lee Lewis
Birth date: June 2, 1847
Death date: April 15, 1895

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch of the Lewis family and Henry Lee Lewis of Hearne, Texas, born 6/2/1847, died 4/16/1895. Includes a portrait of Henry Lee and a passage from the Texas Baptist and Herald dated 5/2/1895, pp. 646-650. Relatives: Charles Lewis - father; Henry Lee Lewis - son. Brief History and Genealogy of the Hearne Family 1907.
  • Death notice, 4/25/1895, p. 4. "Hon. H.L. Lewis, one of the largest farmers on the Brazos River, died at his home in Hearne last week. He was a member of the Twenty-first legislature." Cameron Herald .
  • Henry Lee Lewis, birth date 6/2/1847, death date 4/15/1895, burial in Norwood Cemetery, Hearne, Robertson County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Henry L. Lewis, pp. 289-290. Born 6/2/1847 in Bosier [Bossier] Parish, Louisiana, married Lillie Bolton of Galveston on 1/10/1872. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Death notice, The Southern Mercury (Dallas, Texas), 4/25/1895, p. 11. "Henry L. Lewis, one of the largest cotton planters in Central Texas, died at his home in Hearne, Tex., on the 15th instant." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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