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Stephen Reaves

Full Name: Stephen Reaves
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 4th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 11/7/1853
     
(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 8, represented Rusk and Smith counties. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elect presented their credentials, qualified, and took their seats, 11/3/1851, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Smith County and Seventh Senatorial District Legislators, 1st—16th Regular Sessions, 1846-1879," The Tyler Journal, 5/29/1936, p. 67, crediting Smith County Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical notes, p. 210. Lawyer, born in Georgia, came to Tyler in 1846. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

Committee Information

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