Travis Henderson

Travis Clack Henderson

Full Name: Travis Clack Henderson
Date of birth: June 24, 1836
Date of death: September 10, 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar
H 6 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (3) (4)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 6 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 20 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 22 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (5)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Fannin, Lamar

(1) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) Paris, Lamar County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Travis [sic]. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company G, 32nd Texas Cavalry, enlistment and muster date 4/1/1862. Travis Clack Henderson, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; Travis Clack (or Clagg) Henderson, Tennessee, U.S., Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 32nd Dismounted Texas Cavalry. Travis Clack Henderson, birth date 6/24/1836, death date 9/10/1919, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Includes historical marker photo. Find a Grave.

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Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
27th R.S. - 1901
Agricultural Affairs  
County Government and County Finances  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Internal Improvements  
Public Printing  
Railroad Commission  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
State Investigating (Chair) 
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
Walker, Austin Opera House Manager, Investigate  
26th R.S. - 1899
Claims and Accounts  
Finance (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
Towns and City Corporations  
24th R.S. - 1895
Agricultural Affairs  
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Asylums  
Town and City Corporations  
19th R.S. - 1885
Capitol Contract  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
Memorial Resolutions for Hons. J.P. Ayres, J.B. Davis, and George Meriwether, Members of the Eighteenth Legislature  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Asylums  
18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  

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