P.M. Smith

Richard Malcolm Smith

Full Name: Richard Malcolm Smith
Date of birth: December 29, 1852
Date of death: August 19, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Quitman / Wood   Wood
H 55 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Madison

Terms of Service top

House District 34
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Quitman / Wood
Counties in district: Wood
House District 55
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Bryan / Brazos
Counties in district: Brazos, Madison

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "A Journalistic Survivor - The History of The Eagle," 3/4/2005. Bryan Eagle.
  • Obituary, "R.M. Smith, 82, Lawyer, Political Leader, Is Dead," 8/20/1935. Dallas Morning News.
  • Richard Malcolm Smith, birth date 12/29/1852 in Bowling Green, Kentucky; death date 8/19/1935 in Quitman, Wood County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Richard M. Smith (1852-1935), burial in Cedars Memorial Gardens, Mineola, Wood County. Includes historical marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Historical marker, Richard Malcolm Smith, Mineola City Cemetery, Mineola, Wood County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - R.M. Smith, postoffice Quitman, Wood County, nativity Kentucky, age 78, lawyer, Democrat, member former legislatures: 24th. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. P.M. Smith, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.M. Smith, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Public Printing  
24th R.S. - 1895
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Printing  

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