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S.C. Patton Samuel Collier Patton
Full Name: Samuel Collier Patton
Other surnames: Patten
Date of birth: October 4, 1842
Date of death: June 5, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca, Wharton
S 27 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 9, 1883 16th (5) (6)   17th (3) (4)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(6) 16th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/14/1879, p. 3. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "S.C. Patton Passes Away: Former State Senator and Prominent Attorney Succumbs at Hallettsville," San Antonio Express, 6/8/1916, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patten, p. 248. Born 10/4/1842 in Troupe County, Georgia. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patton, p. 240. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Collier Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 37, born circa 1843 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Mary (died 1897).
    Census of 1900 - possibly Culliet [Collier] Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, born in Georgia, lawyer, wife Jesse (married 1 year).
    Census of 1910 - Samuel C. Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 68, born circa 1842 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Jessie. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • S. Collier Patton, birth date 10/4/1842, born in Troupe, Georgia, death date 6/5/1916, burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary of second wife of Samuel Collier Patton, "Mrs. Jessie Patton, Pioneer Woman, Dead," The Tribune (Hallettsville, Texas), 10/30/1936, p. 1, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patton, p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.C. Patton, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.C. Patton, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    State Indebtedness  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Governor's Message, Election of County Officers in Harrison and Smith Counties  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiary  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Debt  
    Revision of Code  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
     

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