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Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale

Fletcher Stockdale
Full Name: Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale
Birth date: 1825
Death date: February 4, 1890

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 8th (3) & 7th (1) (2) Legislatures
    11/7/1857 - 11/4/1861
     
(1) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(2) 7th Legislature - Oath of office, 11/7/1857, p. 50. Senate Journal .
(3) 8th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators (holdover senators), 11/7/1859, p. 4. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Senate roster shows Stockdale was 32 in the 7th Legislature (1857-1858). Senate Journal .

Photographs

  • Photograph. Fletcher Stockdale, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Fletcher Stockdale, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Fletcher Stockdale, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Other Resources

  • Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale, birth year 1825 on grave marker, death date 2/4/1890, color portrait, biographical sketch, burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky. Find a Grave .
  • STOCKDALE, FLETCHER SUMMERFIELD (ca. 1823-1890). Born 1823 or 1825. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • 9th Lieutenant Governor: Fletcher S. Stockdale. Portrait and biographical sketch. Born 1823 or 1825. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 139-140, Plate No. 58. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
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