S.P. Skinner

Sidney P. Skinner

Full Name: Sidney P. Skinner
Date of birth: October 1, 1863
Date of death: November 27, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1) (2)   29th (3)   30th (1) (2)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis Senate President Pro Tempore (30th)   Ellis, Hill, Johnson

(1) 30th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/8/1907, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 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

  • Biographical sketch, Sidney P. Skinner, Volume IV, pp. 1984-1985. Born 1863 in Troy, Drew County, Arkansas. Son of Larkin and Serepta (Pittman) Skinner. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "S.P. Skinner Passes Away," 11/29/1935, p. 7. El Paso Times.
  • S.P. Skinner, birth date 10/1/1863 in Arkansas; death date 11/27/1935 in Temple, Bell County, Texas; residence in Waxahachie; retired attorney and cattleman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • S.P. Skinner, birth date 10/1/1863, death date 11/27/1935, burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Sidney P. Skinner, "S.P. Skinner Dies [in] Temple, After Illness," 11/29/1935, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light.


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Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
Public Printing  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
29th R.S. - 1905
Enrolled Bills  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
Newspaper Reports, Investigate, Special  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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