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W.T. Simmons W.T. Simmons
Full Name: W. T. Simmons
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Feb 16, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Unknown Beaumont / Jefferson   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Tinsley and Simmons qualified and took the oath of office on 2/16/1870, p. 35. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Other Resources
  • "Members of the Legislature came in quite freely yesterday. We noticed the arrival of Hon. F.G. Latimer, Senator Parsons, . . . Dr. Simmons . . ." "Arrival at Austin," 4/26/1870, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • W.T. Simmons of Beaumont, Chapter 5, Jefferson County, election to Texas House of Representatives on 12/3/1869, p. 154; mentioned, p. 155. Grass-Roots Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1880, 1997.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.T. Simmons, 12th Legislature, Austin History Center
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • Democratic Members of the House of Representatives, 12th Legislature, April 18, 1871 (Austin History Center). Austin History Center.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    House Employees, Regulate Pay of  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Division of the State, Select  
    House Officer and Employee Compensation, Select  

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