A.S. Hawkins

Albert Scales Hawkins

Full Name: Albert Scales Hawkins
Date of birth: March 31, 1868
Date of death: June 5, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 10, 1905 - Dec 22, 1906 29th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Abilene / Taylor   Andrews, Borden, Callahan, Crane, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
H 106 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Midland / Midland   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
H 106 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Midland / Midland   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum

(1) "State Senate honors a vet: W.J. Cunningham given privileges, makes speech," 10/13/1936, p. 3: "In 1906 in a special election held in Dec. of that year, he defeated the incumbent, Senator Hawkins, for the honor of representing this district...", SR 13. Abilene Daily Reporter.
(2) "W.J. Cunningham to first public office 40 years ago this month," 11/3/1943, p. 10. In 1906, drafted during caucus at Baird to run against incumbent Senator Hawkins. Abilene Reporter-News.
(3) 30th Legislature - Notice of resignation for Senator A.S. Hawkins dated 12/21/1906 on file in Secretary of State's office, accepted by Governor S.W.T. Lanham on 12/22/1906, p. 57; Oath of office administered to Senator W.J. Cunningham, 1/29/1907, p. 153. Senate Journal.
(4) William J. Cunningham, in special election 1/1/1907, succeeded Albert S. Hawkins, resigned 12/22/1906. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Albert S. Hawkins, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Midland County. Includes biographical sketch from Who's Who in Arizona, Volume 1, 1913; discusses legislative service in the Texas House of Representatives representing Midland and in the Texas Senate from the Abilene District. "In 1904, the year in which he was elected Senator, Mr. Hawkins was married to Miss Sallie W. Bell, of Marshall, Texas. He was married three times, his first wife was Effie Snelson." Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, A.S. Hawkins, pp. 130-131. Born 3/31/1868 in Fannin County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - A.S. Hawkins, Midland County, Texas, age 32, born March 1868 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Effie.
    Census of 1920 - Albert S. Hawkins, Ward County, Texas, age 51, born circa 1869 in Texas, farmer/stock farm, spouse Litha J., daughters Rachial and Peggie, son Albert J.
    A.S. Hawkins, marriage to Effie Snelsen 4/30/1895 in Midland County, Texas; marriage to Sallie Bell 7/20/1904 in Harrison County, Texas. Albert S. Hawkins, marriage to Letha J. Haberman 3/31/1918 in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Albert Scales Hawkins in birth record for son Albert Ashton Hawkins, spouse Letha J. Hawkins (1918). FamilySearch. 1900 1920 Arizona Marriages, 1865-1949 Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (1) Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 (2)
  • Albert S. Hawkins. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Albert Scales Hawkins, born March 1868 in Ladonia, Texas; died 6/5/1920 in Midland. Member of the Texas State Senate. Descendants of Joseph Neely and Martha Johnston, by A.H. Gilbertson, 2/23/2019. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.

Photographs

  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.S. Hawkins, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Capital Bank and Trust Company, Investigate, Special  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Engrossed Bills  
Military Affairs  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Public Land and Land Office  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
Stock and Stock Raising  
27th R.S. - 1901
Blind Asylum  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
23rd R.S. - 1893
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
Stock and Stockraising  

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