Sam H. Goodlett

Samuel H. Goodlett

Full Name: Samuel H. "Sam" Goodlett
Other surnames: Goodlet
Date of birth: November 19, 1853
Date of death: April 1, 1928

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington
H 48 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Burleson, Lee, Washington

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House District 47
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brenham / Washington
Counties in district: Washington
House District 48
Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901
Legislatures: 26th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brenham / Washington
Counties in district: Burleson, Lee, Washington

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 41st Legislature, R.S., 1/18/1929, p. 163. Died "in the spring of 1928, at Austin, Texas," age 75. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Sam Goodlet, 4/4/1928, p. 2. Goodlet "served two terms in the state legislature from Washington county." Died Sunday morning, 4/1/1928. Austin American.
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel H. Goodlett, Brenham, p. 161. Born 11/19/1853 in Gay Hill, Washington County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Samuel H. Goodlett, Washington County, age 26, born circa 1854 in Texas, school teacher, living with brother James Goodlett.
    Census of 1900 - Sam R. Goodlet, Brenham, Washington County, age 47, born November 1853 in Texas, lawyer.
    Census of 1920 - Samuel H. Goodlet, Travis County, age 65, born circa 1855 in Texas. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1920
  • S.H. Goodlet, death date 4/1/1928, Austin, Travis County, "abt 70 yrs" of age, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel H. Goodlett. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Candidate announcement, "For Floater: Mr. Sam H. Goodlett Will Make the Race Subject to the Primaries," Brenham Daily Banner, 5/29/1898, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "He is a native of Texas and Washington county, born near Gay Hill in 1853." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - S.H. Goodlett, postoffice Brenham, nativity Texas, age 39, lawyer, 39 years in Texas, lawyer, member of previous legislature: 26th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Pan-American Relations, Investigate  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
26th R.S. - 1899
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  

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