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Lorenzo Clarke Fisher

L.C. Fisher
Full Name: Lorenzo Clarke Fisher
Birth date: December 6, 1833
Death date: February 27, 1906

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army. L.C. Fisher (full name Lorenzo Clarke Fisher), death date 2/27/1906 in Galveston, widow Mrs. L.C. Fisher, marriage date 11/7/1865 in Galveston. Pension File No. 39454, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1880 - Lorenzo Fisher, Galveston, Galveston County, age 46, born circa 1834 in Alabama, cotton broker, wife Ella E., daughters Laura L., Ella S. and Lucy.
    Census of 1900 - Lorenzo C. Fisher, Galveston, Galveston County, age 67, born December 1833 in Alabama, public weigher, wife Ella E., daughters Laura L. and Ella S., son Lorenzo C. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, birth date 12/6/1833, death date 2/27/1906, burial in New City Cemetery, Galveston, grave marker also lists Ella E. Fisher (1844-1936), granddaughter Mary Eloise Fisher (1907-1909), son Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, Jr. (1881-1909). Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, L.C. Fisher, pp. 24-25. Born in Lowndes County, Alabama, came to Walker County, Texas in 1854, remained there until 1867 when he moved to Galveston. Mayor of Galveston 1881-1883. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Army of Northern Virginia, Green's Brigade. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Mentioned in letter from William Henry Lewis, 11/9/1861, footnote 61: "L.C. Fisher was a 26-year-old Alabamian from Waverly (Walker County)." Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865 2000.
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