Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Thomas William Blount

T.W. Blount
Full Name: Thomas William Blount
Birth date: October 27, 1839
Death date: May 6, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) (2) Legislature
    8/8/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. Thos. W. Blount sworn 8/8/1866, p. 10. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, War Department memo notes appointment as 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry 4/26/1861; Union Prisoner of War, captured at Port Hudson 7/9/1863 and transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, 3/21/1865; name appears as Captain of Ordnance Department on Oath of Allegiance to the United States, subscribed to at Fort Delaware, released 6/12/1865; residence in St. Augustine, Texas. Soldier's application notes promotion to Captain in August 1862, provisional army, Captain of Artillery. Affidavit of witness G.W. Slaughter states "Captain Blount was also a member of the 11th Legislature." Thomas W. Blount, death date 5/6/1934 in San Augustine County. Pension File No. 46927, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Thomas William Blount, birth date 10/27/1839 in Alabama, death date 5/6/1934 in San Augustine, San Augustine County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Capt. Thomas W. Blount, birth date 10/27/1839, death date 5/6/1934, burial in San Augustine City Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County. Includes portrait of Thomas William Blount with Unidentified Soldier, circa 1861-1865, from the Blount family estate, San Augustine, and obituary. Find a Grave .
  • BLOUNT, THOMAS WILLIAM (1839-1934). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant. Description of military service. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, Capt. T.W. Blount, "Sam Houston's Friend, Near 100, Dies," The Tyler Journal, 5/11/1934, p. 1, crediting Smith County Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Committee Information

LRL Home | View full site