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Thomas McNeal Thomas McNeal
Full Name: Thomas McNeal
Date of birth: November 22, 1849
Date of death: February 14, 1913

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 14, 1913 - Feb 14, 1913 33rd (1)   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell
H 60 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Lockhart / Caldwell   Caldwell

(1) Frank L. Tiller, sworn 3/17/1913, succeeded Thomas McNeal, died 2/14/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 33rd Legislature, R.S., 2/24/1913, p. 666. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • "Second Legislator Died Today from Spinal Meningitis" and "Will Try to Pass Katy Bill over Governor's Veto," 2/14/1913, p. 1. Reports on deaths of Thomas McNeal and Lee Killingsworth "of Longview" of meningitis. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • "Legislative Halls Almost Forsaken . . . Death of Representative Hunt Shocking," 3/23/1913, p. 8; Obituary, "J.C. Hunt Dies in Austin: Representative from Randall County Had Been Ill Since Feb. 15 - His Is Fourth Death This Session," 3/23/1913, p. 10. Cause of death: cerebro-spinal meningitis; other members who died "succumbing to the same disease" were Representatives Neal [sic: McNeal], Killingsworth, and Kelly [sic: Kelley]. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, Thomas McNeal. "Hon. Thos. M'Neal Dies; A Victim of Meningitis (Second Representative to Die within 24 hours)", 2/15/1913, p. 4. Mentions death of Lee Killingsworth "of Longview" of meningitis. Galveston Daily News.
  • Memorial services and tributes for Thomas McNeal, J.C. Hunt, Lee Killingsworth, and D.C. Kelley, including biographical sketches - 33rd Legislature, Sunday, 3/23/1913, pp. 1469-1485. D.C. Kelley born in 1856, p. 1475. House Journal.
  • Report describing memorial services on the deaths of Representatives McNeal, Killingsworth, Kelley, and Hunt, 3/24/1913, p. 2. San Antonio Light.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas McNeal, birth date 11/22/1850, death date 2/14/1913, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Thomas McNeal, birth date 11/22/1849, death date 2/14/1913, burial in Lock hart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas McNeal, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Thos. McNeal, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Anti-Tuberculosis Commission, Investigate  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Confederate Home  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiaries and State Farms  
    Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  

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