C.F. Richards

Cyrus Fleetwood Richards

Full Name: Cyrus Fleetwood Richards, Sr.
Date of birth: January 1, 1889
Date of death: July 22, 1963

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 11, 1921 - Dec 7, 1922 37th (1) (2)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 86 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell
H 86 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (3)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell

(1) Alvin J. Wirtz, in special election 1/10/1923, sworn in 38th Legislature, succeeded Cyrus F. Richards, resigned 12/7/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 37th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, oath of office administered, 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal.
(3) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 1963, p. 903. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Cyrus Fleetwood Richards, Sr., birth date 1/1/1889 in Texas, death date 7/22/1963 in Lockhart, Caldwell County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Cyrus Fleetwood Richards, birth date 1/1/1889, death date 7/22/1963, photo, burial in Lockhart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell County. Find a Grave.
  • William George (Bill) Richards obituary, 3/2/1992. Relatives: Cyrus F. Richards - father, William George "Bill" Richards - son. Austin American-Statesman.


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Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Congressional Districts  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Nominations by the Governor  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Representative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
Site for State Park  
State Institutions and Departments  
State Penitentiaries  
36th R.S. - 1919
Highway Commission, Investigate  
Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Revenue and Taxation  

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