Henry Latimer

Henry Latimer

Full Name: Henry Russell Latimer
Date of birth: May 3, 1817
Date of death: September 3, 1887

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 13, 1874 12th (3) (4)   13th (1) (2)   Democrat Clarksville / Red River   Red River, Titus

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
(3) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 6-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, p. 121. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • LATIMER, ALBERT HAMILTON (1800?-1877). "In 1834 the Latimers moved to a place northeast of the site of present Clarksville, where they and others founded the town of La Grange (later called Madras)." Signer of Texas Declaration of Independence. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • LATIMER, HENRY RUSSELL (1817-1887). Relatives: Henry Russell Latimer and Albert Hamilton Latimer - brothers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of the Latimer family, History of Clarksville and Old Red River County, pp. 107-109 . HeritageQuest Online.

Other Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. Henry Latimer, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. H.R. Latimer, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Agriculture  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Immigration  
Redistricting/Apportionment, Select  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
12th Adjourned - 1871
Counties and County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Penitentiary  
Stock and Stock Raising  
12th R.S. - 1871
Counties and County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Penitentiary  
Stock and Stock Raising  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Counties and County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Penitentiary  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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