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A.O. Hensley Alexander Duncan Hensley
Full Name: Alexander Duncan Hensley
Date of birth: January 4, 1859
Date of death: May 13, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Alexander D. Hensley (1859-1947), District Clerk of Matagorda County from 1923 to 1936. Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Hensley-Gusman House], 1994. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Mentioned in Hensley-Gusman Home, p. 231; First Presbyterian Church, Bay City, p. 581; Bay City Independent School District, p. 621 ("A.D. Hensley, a respected citizen and former school board member. He came to Bay City in 1894 and took an active part in the community and in school affairs."); and Appendix H, Legislators Serving Matagorda County 1846-1986, pp. 665-666. Matagorda County Book Committee. Historic Matagorda County, Volume 1, 1986, Houston, Texas, crediting Palacios Area Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, Alexander D. Hensley, pp. 102-103. Born 1/4/1859 in Port Lavaca, Texas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Alexander Duncan Hensley, birth date 1/4/1859 in Mississippi; death date 5/13/1947 in Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.O. Hensley, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Funds, Special  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  
    University of Texas, Investigate, Special  

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