Richard Henry Harrison
Full Name: Richard Henry Harrison
Date of birth: September 8, 1857
Date of death: July 29, 1901
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1885 - Apr 20, 1887
Waco / McLennan
Waller S. Baker, in special election 6/4/1887, sworn 4/16/1888, succeeded Richard H. Harrison, resigned 4/20/1887.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman
, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries)
Democrat, p. 163.
Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885
19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. "Credentials of the new members, excepting Sen. Bell, Harrison, and Pope, were presented . . . On motion of Sen. Houston of Bexar, the new Senators not holding credentials were also sworn in."
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- Portrait and biographical sketch, Richard Henry Harrison, pp. 967-970.
A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893.
- Biographical sketch, Richard H. Harrison, pp. 81-82.
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
- Biographical sketch, Richard Henry Harrison, pp. 79-80.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
- Portrait and biographical sketch, Richard Henry Harrison, pp. 88-93. Born 9/8/1857 in Monroe County, Mississippi.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
- Photo and biographical sketch, R.H. Harrison, pp. 247-250.
Types of Successful Men of Texas, 1890.
Military Service Notes
- Richard Henry Harrison, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. No headstone, includes photograph, reprints of obituaries in the Dallas Morning News.
Find a Grave.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
Committee Information top
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