Henry Arthur Finch
Full Name: Henry Arthur Finch
Date of birth: December 20, 1853
Date of death: January 9, 1934
Terms of Service top
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Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
McKinney / Collin
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885
McKinney / Collin
2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives
22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate."
Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch and portrait, Henry Arthur Finch, pp. 195-196. Born 12/20/1855 in Smith County, Mississippi, married Fannie Shipe 4/29/1890 at McKinney, Collin County, Texas.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
- Biographical sketch, Henry Arthur Finch, p. 256. Born 12/20/1855.
Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
- Census of 1880 - Henry A. Finch, McKinney, Collin County, age 25, born circa 1855 in Mississippi, lawyer.
Census of 1900 - H.A. Finch, McKinney, Collin County, age 44, born January 1856 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Fannie.
- Henry A. Finch, birth date 12/20/1853 in Brandon, Mississippi, death date 1/9/1934 in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, retired businessman.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Henry A. Finch (1853-1934), burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County.
Find a Grave.
- Mentioned in "Laura Frances Shipe Finch: A Devoted Servant," by Mary Carole Strother, McKinney Matters, 2007. History of Fannie Finch Elementary School in McKinney.
McKinney Independent School District.
- Mentioned in marker for Fanny Finch Elementary School. " . . . married Henry A. Finch (d. 1934), Texas legislator . . . In 1917 Mrs. Finch became one of the state's first women to serve on a school board."
Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
H.A. Finch, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
H.A. Finch, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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