H.A.P. Bassett

Houston Aaron Phillip Bassett

Full Name: Houston Aaron Phillip Bassett
Date of birth: March 14, 1857
Date of death: July 17, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Republican Anderson / Grimes   Grimes

(1) Houston Aaron Phillip Basset, Anderson. 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).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • Houston Bassett, death date 7/17/1920 near Erwin, Grimes County, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in Chapter VI, "Black Belt Politics." The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900, 1971.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Military Affairs  
State Lunatic Asylum, Condition of Colored Inmates (Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  

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