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Antoine Superviele

Full Name: Antoine Superviele
Other surnames: Superveile
Birth date: 1809
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 6th (2) (4) & 5th (1) (3) Legislatures
    11/7/1853 - 11/2/1857
     
(1) 5th Legislature - Listed in Senate election returns for State election, 1853 - "So far as heard from, the following are the members elected to the Senate . . . of the Fifth Legislature." Texas State Gazette, 8/20/1853, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(2) 6th Legislature - 11/5/1855, p. 4. Holdover Senator, listed in "The roll of Senators then being called, the following Senators answered to their names. . ." Senate Journal .
(3) 5th Legislature - 11/7/1853, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal .
(4) 6th Legislature - Listed in the "19 members of the Senate [who] retained their seats from the 5th Legislature," p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, A. Superveile, native of France, emigrated to Texas in 1843, birth year 1809 estimated from age 44 in 1853, lawyer, p. 458. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Possibly A. Superviele described in J. Fred Rippy, "Mexican Projects of the Confederates," III. Confederate relations with the monarchical party in Mexico, 1863, Vol. 22, No. 4, April 1919, pp. 304-307. Southwestern Historical Quarterly .
  • Biographical notes, p. 246. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

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