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S.J. Morriss S.J. Morriss
Full Name: Simon J. Morriss
Other surnames: Morris
Date of birth: April 15, 1843
Date of death: January 22, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   25th (2)   Democrat Atlanta / Cass   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
(1) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 28th Legislature, 1/22/1903, p. 83, Dr. S.J. Morris. Death year estimated from memorial date in Journal. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches of members of the 25th Legislature, Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.J. Morriss, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.J. Morriss, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Contingent Expenses  
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    State Asylums (Chair) 
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    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expenses  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  

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