Theodore Harris

Theodore Harris

Full Name: Theodore Harris
Date of birth: September 12, 1859
Date of death: September 23, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 24 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bandera, Bexar, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Medina

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Resolution sacred to the memory of Mrs. Theodore Harris, 27th Legislature, 3/14/1901, p. 421. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Theodore Harris Dies Suddenly," 9/24/1933, p. 2. Theodore Harris, "former state senator from San Antonio," age 74, died in Asheville, North Carolina, native of St. Louis. Brownsville Herald.
  • Biographical sketch, Theodore Harris, p. 81. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Theodore Harris, birth date 9/12/1859 in St. Louis, Missouri, death date 9/23/1933 in Dillsboro, North Carolina. North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994. FamilySearch.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Theodore Harris, postoffice San Antonio, Bexar County, nativity Missouri, lawyer, Democrat, age 41 (born circa 1860). Texas Legislative Manual.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Apportionment (Chair) 
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
Towns and City Corporations  

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