Thomas Washington Masterson

Full Name: Thomas Washington Masterson
Date of birth: June 13, 1879
Date of death: June 12, 1950

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 17 Jan 8, 1907 - Oct 12, 1909 30th (4)   31st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
H 23 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) John E. Kauffman, sworn 7/28/1910, succeeded Thomas W. Masterson, resigned 10/12/1909. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 1950, p. 528. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Thomas Washington Masterson, birth date 6/13/1879, death date 6/12/1950 in San Antonio, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Thomas Washington Masterson, birth date 6/13/1879, death date 6/12/1950, burial in City Cemetery #6, San Antonio, Bexar County, with spouse Beatrice Thomson Masterson. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

31st R.S. - 1909
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Irrigation  
Public Health  
State Penitentiaries  
Towns and City Corporations  
30th R.S. - 1907
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Counties and County Boundaries  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Irrigation  
Public Health  
Towns and City Corporations  
29th R.S. - 1905
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal Corporations  
Private Corporations  

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