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Abner S. Lipscomb

Full Name: Abner S. Lipscomb
Death date: April 3, 1873

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    Elected but never sworn
  • House, 10th Legislature
    11/2/1863 - 8/6/1866
(1) Lipscomb elected, but never sworn. Majority report of Committee on Privileges and Elections finding E.F. Schmidt, Gustave Cooke, and A.S. Lipscomb are entitled to seats in the House, 3/11/1873, pp. 320-327. Resolution adopted seating contestants, majority report adopted, 3/21/1873, pp. 413-414. Resolution that Mr. Lipscomb be added to committees, 3/22/1873, p. 415. Notice of death reported in journal, 4/4/1873, p. 556. House Journal . March 11, 1873
March 21, 1873
March 22, 1873
April 4, 1873
(2) Member-elect Lipscomb unseated F.A. Michael in election contest 3/22/1873, but died, as reported 4/4/1873, before qualifying. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Dr. A.S. Lipscomb, a prominent citizen of Montgomery county, died on the 3rd inst. He was a member of the Legislature, but had not, we believe taken his seat." Denison Daily News, 4/20/1873, p. 4, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Photo in composite of Supreme Court justices, p. 14; mentioned, p. 15. Austin Lawyers: A Legacy of Leadership and Service 2005.
  • Abner S. Lipscomb. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
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