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N.S. Craven
Full Name: N. S. Craven
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 25, 1875 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Unknown Whitesboro / Grayson   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Grayson, Hardeman, Knox, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger

(1) Elected 11/3/1874, "Texas Elections, Sherman, Denison: State Senator, N.S. Craven over all the other 3 candidates," 11/4/1874, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) 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.
(3) N.S. Craven, sworn 1/25/1875, succeeded William H. Trolinger, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 14th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session - Twelfth Day, 1/25/1875, p. 164. "Senator Dillard presented the credentials of N.S. Craven, Senator elect from the Second Senatorial District...the President them administered to him the oath of office." Senate Journal.
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Other Resources
  • Election article, 11/10/1874, p. 2. "The Sherman Courier thus speaks of Hon. N.S. Craven, new Senator from that District: Col. Craven is a young man, scarcely more than of the requisite age to serve in the position which to he has been elected. . ." Galveston Daily News.
  • Minimum age for Senators was 25 years, Texas Constitution of 1869, Article III, Sec. 13 (estimated birth date, 1849). Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
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