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Samuel Bogart

Samuel Bogart
Full Name: Samuel "Sam" Bogart
Birth date: April 2, 1797
Death date: March 11, 1861

Terms of Service

  • House, 8th (4) (5) Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 2/9/1861
     
  • Senate, 4th (1) (2) (8) Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 11/7/1853
     
  • House, 3rd (3) (7) (9) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
  • House, 2nd (6) Legislature
    12/13/1847 - 11/5/1849
     
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Senate District 3, represented Cooke, Grayson, Denton, Collin, and Dallas counties. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) House District 6, represented Grayson, Collin, and Cooke counties. House Journal .
(4) Bogart resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) McKinney, Collin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(7) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(8) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elect presented their credentials, qualified, and took their seats, 11/3/1851, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal .
(9) Collin County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • BOGART, SAMUEL (1797-1861). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • "Samuel Bogart, representative from old Fannin County in the heart of the colony," p. 229; Controversy over Senator Sam Bogart's bill to amend the pre-colonist law of 1850, pp. 230-234, discusses anger of constituents in Dallas County and Denton County. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.
  • Biographical sketch of the Hon. Sam Bogart from a speech made before the House of Representatives in Texas in 1861, submitted by Vicki Shaffer. Bogart born 4/2/1797, died 3/11/1861. Collin County, TXGenWeb Project .
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