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Samuel Houston Hargis
Full Name: Samuel Houston "Sam" Hargis
Other surnames: Hargiss
Date of birth: August 8, 1842
Date of death: January 11, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke

(1) 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
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, S.H. Hargis, p. 136. Born 8/8/1842 in Nacogdoches County, married Nancy C. Price. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, Sam Houston Hargis, Volume IV, p. 1428. Born 8/8/1842 in the Republic of Texas near Melrose in Nacogdoches County, married Nancy E. Price. Member of the Texas Legislature in 1886-1887 under Governor Ross; elected to the Oklahoma Legislature in 1914 (Fifth Legislature). "When Captain Hargis was born [Gen. Sam] Houston requested that he be christened Sam Houston, in return for which the eminent Texan agreed to present his namesake, when he reached his majority, with a league of land." A Standard History of Oklahoma, 1914.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company D, 2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles. Sam H. Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1934, photo, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army. "During the late civil war, he served in Colonel McIntosh's regiment of Mounted Rifles; volunteered fourth day of July, 1861, in Benton county, Arkansas, in Company G of the aforesaid regiment. He served variously under Generals McCulloch, Beauregard, Bragg, Johnston, and Hood . . . " Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Sam Houston Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1933, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Carter County, Oklahoma. Hill, Felts, Cloyd, Seawell, Peebles, Trice family tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Samuel Houston Hargis, birth date 8/8/1842, death date 1/11/1933, burial in Confederate Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma. Biographical information and family group sheet. Hargis Genealogical Web Site, 2004.
  • Death notice, Sam H. Hargis, "Funeral Services Are Held for Confederate Veteran," The Ardmore Democrat (Ardmore, Oklahoma), p. 6. Death date Thursday, 1/11/1934. Member of Company D, 2nd Arkansas Mounted Riflemen. Newspapers.com.
  • Sam H. Hargis, death date 1/11/1934 in Carter County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma State Vital Records Index, 2016.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Lunatic Asylum, Charges Against Management and Condition of Female Inmates  
     

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