Sanctus Emmett Waskom

Full Name: Sanctus Emmett "Sank" Waskom
Other surnames: Waskum
Date of birth: October 16, 1838
Date of death: April 8, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman

(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

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • O'Brien Family Tree, birth date 10/16/1838, death date 4/8/1920, marriages to Mary Elizabeth Lacy (1860) and Marie Goldin (1875).
  • Death notice, Sanctus E. Waskom, "Record of Deaths, 4/11/1920, p. 4. No death date given. Dallas Morning News.
  • S.E. Waskom, death date 4/8/1920, interment date 4/10/1920 in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. FamilySearch. Texas, Dallas County, Oakland Cemetery Interment Cards, 1891-1999
  • Sanctus Emmett Waskom, birth date 10/16/1837 in Mississippi; death date 4/8/1920 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; retired farmer; parents Jno. M. Waskom and Nancy Cook. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • S.E. Waskom, burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Mr. S.E. Waskom, 4/9/1920, p. 3. "News was received here this morning of the death of Mr. Sank Waskom, who died in Dallas yesterday morning about four o'clock." Death date 4/8/1920. Marshall Messenger.
  • Obituary, Sanctus E. Waskom, "Death of Former Citizen This County, 4/10/1920, p. 8. Born 1838 in Yazoo County, Mississippi. "He served in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Legislature [sic] and was a member of the committee that received on behalf of the State the present Capitol building." Marshall News Messenger.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Memorial Resolution for Hon. B. Rush Plumley  
Private Land Claims  
Revenue and Taxation  

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