S.V. Houston

Samuel Vaughan Houston

Full Name: Samuel Vaughan "Sam" Houston
Date of birth: December 9, 1861
Date of death: February 23, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 13, 1925 - Feb 1, 1925 39th (1)   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Karnes, Wilson
H 79 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Floresville / Wilson   Karnes, Wilson

(1) T.P. Morris, in special election 2/21/1925, sworn 2/26/1925, succeeded S. V. Houston, resigned after serving only a few days. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Samuel Vaughn Houston, birth date 12/9/1861 in Florence, Alabama; death date 2/23/1936 in Floresville, Wilson County, Texas; banker; father John Page Houston, mother Virginia Matilde Vaughn, wife Lillie H. Tom. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel V. Houston, birth date 12/9/1861, death date 2/23/1936, burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, S.V. Houston, "Floresville Mayor for 30 Years Dies," 2/24/1936, p. 2. Native of Alabama, former state legislator. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Sam Vaughan Houston, "Descendants of John Houston." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.


  • Photograph. S.V. Houston, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Common Carriers  
Judicial Districts  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Public Lands and Buildings  
38th R.S. - 1923
Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
Common Carriers  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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