Tom Hicks

Thomas Mason Hicks

Full Name: Thomas Mason "Tom" Hicks
Date of birth: August 30, 1885
Date of death: January 26, 1974

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Grand Saline / Van Zandt   Van Zandt

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1930 - Tom M. Hicks, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, age 45, born circa 1885 in Louisiana, music teacher, boarder in the home of Homer McPhail. FamilySearch.
  • Thomas Mason Hicks, birth date 8/30/1885, home address Gilmer, Upshur County, music teacher. Father William W. Hicks of Minden, Louisiana. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Thomas Mason Hicks, birth date 8/30/1885 in Webster Parish, Louisiana, residence in Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, self-employed, draft registration 4/27/1942 in Van Zandt County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  • Thomas M. Hicks (1885-1974), burial in Woodside Cemetery, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Funeral Rites for Tom Hicks in Grand Saline," 1/31/1974, p. 1. Thomas Hicks, "former state legislator and Grand Saline resident . . . native of Shangaloo, La." Died in Shreveport, La., interment in Woodside Cemetery, Grand Saline, Texas. Grand Saline Sun.
  • Obituary, Thomas M. Hicks, Shreveport Times, 1/27/1974, p. 14. Death date Saturday 1/26/1974 in Shreveport, funeral services in Grand Saline, native of Webster Parish, "music teacher and former Texas state legislator."
  • "Three Blind Lawmakers in Texas Legislature," Mt. Pleasant Daily Times, 6/23/1933, p. 3, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - Tom M. Hicks, postoffice Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, nativity Louisiana, age 47, musician. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. Tom Hicks, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Conservation and Reclamation  
Highways and Motor Traffic  

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