Leonidas Lafayette Shield

Full Name: Leonidas Lafayette Shield
Other surnames: Shields
Date of birth: August 27, 1850
Date of death: February 7, 1923

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Trickham / Coleman   Coleman, Concho, Llano, McCulloch, Runnels, San Saba

(1) L.L. Shield, Llano County. House Journal.
(2) Leonidas L. Shields, Trickham, Coleman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) "Made the race as a Democrat," p. 175. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(4) Leonidas Lafayette Shields, Trickham. 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

  • Leonidas L. Shield, birth date 8/27/1850, death date 2/7/1923, burial in Santa Anna Cemetery, Santa Anna Coleman County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in SHIELD, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • History of the Loss Creek Valley Ranch, purchased by L.L. Shield in 1901. Loss Creek Valley Ranch, 2004.
  • Mentioned in "Rockwood," "Santa Anna, Texas," and "Early Trickham," from the History of Coleman County and Its People. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • History of Shield, TX (named for L.L. Shield), Shields Cemetery historical marker, Coleman County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).

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20th R.S. - 1887
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