Henry Sackett

Henry H. Sackett

Full Name: Henry H. Sackett
Date of birth: February 23, 1851
Date of death: December 19, 1928

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 125 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Coleman / Coleman   Brown, Coleman
H 112 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Coleman / Coleman   Coleman, Concho
H 112 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Burkett / Coleman   Coleman, Concho
H 112 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Camp Colorado / Coleman   Coleman, Concho
H 112 Sep 11, 1914 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Coleman / Coleman   Coleman, Concho

(1) Camp Colorado. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Camp Colorado. House Journal.
(3) Camp Colorado, Coleman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Burkett. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) 33rd Legislature, 2nd C.S. - Oaths of Office Administered, Del W. Harrington and Henry Sackett, 9/11/1914, p. 165. House Journal.
(6) Henry H. Sackett, in special election 9/8/1914, sworn 9/11/1914, succeeded E.A. McDaniel, resigned 9/20/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 34th-36th and 38th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Henry Sackett (1851-1928), burial in Coleman City Cemetery, Coleman, Coleman County. Includes obituary from Coleman Democrat-Voice, 12/30/1928, and muster roll card. Find a Grave.

Military Service Notes

  • 1 Corp., Company E, Frontier Battalion. H. Sackett, Coleman, Texas, commanding officer W.J. Maltby, enlistment date 6/6/1874. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900, Ranger Rolls - Statehood. Ancestry.com.
  • Sackett, Henry. Frontier Forces, Company E, Call Number 401-139. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.

Other Resources

  • Henry Sackett, birth date 2/23/1851 in England, death date 12/19/1928 in Coleman County, Texas, ranchman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in "The Ghost of Camp Colorado", pp. 290-293, The End of the Trail: Western Stories. Google Books.
  • Mentioned in CAMP COLORADO. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, Monday, 12/24/1928 (dateline Coleman, Tex., 12/23/1928). Born 1851 in Essex County, England, "died at his home at Camp Colorado Wednesday (12/19/1928)." San Antonio Express.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Banks and Banking  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
36th R.S. - 1919
Highway Commission, Investigate  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  
34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts  
Counties (Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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