Henry Lewis Darwin

Full Name: Henry Lewis Darwin
Date of birth: December 21, 1886
Date of death: February 6, 1945

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 13, 1925 37th (3)   38th (1) (2)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
S 2 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 9, 1917 33rd (5)   34th (4)   Democrat Cooper / Delta   Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Red River, Titus

(1) H.S. Darwin. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) 38th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1923, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 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.
(4) 34th Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(5) 33rd Legislature - List of Senators elected on November 5, 1912, oath of office administered, 1/14/1913, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • DARWIN, JAMES LEWIS (1853-1928). Relatives: James Lewis Darwin, father; Henry Lewis Darwin, son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, October 1945, p. 483. Henry Lewis Darwin. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Paris, Texas, Democrat, farmer, age 32 in 1923. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. H.L. Darwin, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.L. Darwin, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.L. Darwin, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.L. Darwin, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Educational Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Nominations by the Governor  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
State Affairs  
Welfare of the State  
37th R.S. - 1921
Congressional Districts  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Educational Affairs Subcommittee on Corpus Christi School Census  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
Site for State Park  
34th R.S. - 1915
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
Rules (Chair) 
State Affairs  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
State Affairs  

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