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Horace B. Simonds

H.B. Simonds
Full Name: Horace B. Simonds
Other surnames: Simmonds, Simons
Birth date: 1823
Death date: January 24, 1882

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) (2) Legislature
    8/13/1866 - 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. H.B. Simons sworn 8/13/1866, p. 35. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Horace B. Simonds, Hunt County, age 37, born circa 1823 in New York, teacher of common school.
    Census of 1870 - Horace B. Simons, Hunt County, age 46, born circa 1824 in New York, attorney at law.
    Census of 1880 - H.B. Simonds, Hunt County, age 57, born circa 1823 in New York, county judge, wife S.L. Simonds, son D. Jernett Simonds. FamilySearch . 1880 1860
  • 1870
  • SIMONDS, HORACE B. (1823-1882). Originally Simons and also spelled Simmonds. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Death notice, Judge H.B. Simonds, Hunt County, The Standard (Clarksville, Texas), 2/3/1882, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. "Clerk of that county before the war, and for many years since County Judge . . . Judge Simonds was a native of New York, mainly raised in Ohio." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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