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A.B. Davidson Asbury Bascom Davidson
Full Name: Asbury Bascom Davidson
Date of birth: November 13, 1855
Date of death: February 4, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1)   28th (2) (3)   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt Senate President Pro Tempore (28th)   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
S 22 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 3, 1903 27th (4) (5)   26th (6)   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt Senate President Pro Tempore (27th)   Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
(1) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/13/1903, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 27th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected in the absence of the President and President Pro Tem 9/11/1901, 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(5) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(6) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • 22nd Lieutenant Governor: Asbury Bascom Davidson. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • DAVIDSON, ASBURY BASCOM (1855-1920). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Asbury Davidson, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. A.B. Davidson, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.B. Davidson, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.B. Davidson, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.B. Davidson, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Newspaper Reports, Investigate, Special  
    Pan American College of Commerce  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Land and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Permanent University and Common School Fund, to Investigate  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    San Jacinto Battle Ground Picture Purchasing  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Apportionment  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Engrossed Bills  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
     

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