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Hamilton Ledbetter

H. Ledbetter
Full Name: Hamilton Ledbetter
Birth date: April 14, 1808
Death date: March 26, 1888

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 14th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. Remained in effect from its passage until first reapportionment after 1880 Census. University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Round Top, Fayette County, Independent, p. 3. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . . 1874.
(3) Republican. "News' telegrams, from Austin: organization of both houses . . . " Wednesday, 1/14/1874, p. 1, description of opening day of 14th Legislature, Regular Session: "Hon. H. Ledbetter was the only Republican who responded at roll call." Galveston Daily News .
(4) 14th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of Senators elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1874, p. 1. Senate Journal .

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