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Hudson Nelson

Hudson Nelson
Full Name: Hudson William Nelson
Birth date: 1813
Death date: December 30, 1878

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
    Democrat
  • Senate, 11th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
     
(1) 11th Legislature - All 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials, oath of office administered, 8/6/1866, pp. 2, 4-5. Senate Journal .
(2) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age in 1866. Senate Journal .

Photographs

  • Photograph. Hudson Nelson, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Hudson Nelson, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Photograph. Hudson Nelson, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • NELSON, HUDSON WILLIAM (1813-1878). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in history of Senatorial redistricting for Lamar County, "Backward Glances (from the scrapbooks of the late A.W. Neville, Editor of the Paris News, 1936-1956, 3/14/1951)," republished 8/26/1976, p. 6. Paris News .
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