T.H. Napier

Thomas H. Napier

Full Name: Thomas H. "Tom" Napier
Date of birth: May 14, 1871
Date of death: August 4, 1914

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Winnsboro / Wood   Wood
H 20 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Winnsboro / Wood   Rains, Wood

Terms of Service top

House District 11
Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905
Legislatures: 28th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Winnsboro / Wood
Counties in district: Wood
House District 20
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Winnsboro / Wood
Counties in district: Rains, Wood

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Thomas Napier Is Dead: Well-Known Newspaper Man and Former Member of Legislature from Wood County," 8/5/1914, p. 18, Thomas H. Napier, former State Printer and editor of the Dallas Times Herald, born in Morris County; funeral and resolution of the Dallas Press Club, "Hold Napier Funeral Today," 8/6/1914, p. 3; "Large Concourse at Funeral," 8/7/1914, p. 11. Dallas Morning News.
  • Biographical sketch, Thomas H. Napier, pp. 114-115. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "Former State Printer Dies: Tom H. Napier, Well Known Newspaper Man, Expires at Texas City," 8/5/1914, p. 5. Former State Expert Printer. Austin Statesman.
  • Thomas H. Napier, birth date 5/14/1871 in Kentucky; death date 8/4/1914 in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas; editor/newspaper. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • T.H. Napier (1871-1914), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Thomas H. Napier Dead," 8/5/1914, p. 5, newspaperman, died in Texas City, "served several terms in the legislature." Houston Post.
  • Drawing of T.H. Napier, Winnsboro Wideawake, "The Texas Editors Are in Session," The Houston Daily Post, 5/19/1899, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Printing  
27th R.S. - 1901
Congressional Districts  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  

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