Nicholas Amos Dawson

Full Name: Nicholas Amos Dawson
Date of birth: April 4, 1864
Date of death: July 6, 1939

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Nicholas A. Dawson, death date Thursday, 7/6/1939, "Colorful Early Resident Taken by Death: Man Who Put Street Car Line in South Austin Succumbs," 7/7/1939, pp. 1, 15. "About 50 years ago, Dawson represented Travis county in the state legislature for one term . . . Dawson married Miss Jennie Davis, daughter of Joe Davis, one of the pioneers of Travis county, and his sister, now deceased, Miss Mollie Dawson, was one of the early teachers in the Austin public schools." Austin American.
  • Nicholas Amos Dawson, married Jennie Davis in 1889, lawyer, served one term in the Texas Legislature. History of the Dawson family in Austin, "Family Tree Traces Roots of Area History," 2/26/1987, South Neighbor community newspaper, p. 6. Austin American-Statesman.

Other Resources

  • Nicholas A. Dawson, birth date 4/4/1864 in Travis County; death date 7/6/1939 in Austin, Travis County; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Nicholas A. Dawson, birth date 4/6/1864, death date 7/7/1939, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.

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Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Public Building and Grounds  
State Affairs  
Town and City Corporations  

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