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Thomas Harrison

Full Name: Thomas Harrison
Birth date: May 1, 1823
Death date: July 14, 1891

Terms of Service

  • House, 4th (1) Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 8/31/1852
(1) Edward A. Palmer, sworn 1/10/1853, succeeded Thomas Harrison, resigned 8/31/1852. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, pp. 524-527. Bench and Bar of Texas 1885.
  • Confederate States Army, Brigadier General, Company A, 8th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Thomas Harrison, birth date 5/1/1823, death date 7/14/1891, portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave .
  • HARRISON, THOMAS (1823-1891). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • 1st Mississippi Rifles, Mexican War. Captain of company of rangers in 1860. Confederate States Army, Colonel, 8th Texas Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers; appointed Brigadier General by President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis on 1/14/1865, but did not take the oath of office. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 143-144. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Thomas Harrison. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 7, 24-25, 81, Plate No. 12. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
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