T.H. Young

Thomas H. Young

Full Name: Thomas H. Young
Date of birth: 1831
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2)   Democrat Clarksville / Red River   Red River

(1) "In politics Mr. Young acted for some years with the Republicans, claiming to be independent. He was sent as a delegate to the State Democratic convention, held in Galveston, in January, 1876. In the late election he ran for the legislature against the regular Democratic nominee . . ." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
(2) Independent. Texas Legal Directory for 1876-77, 1877.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Tom H. Young, Clarksville, Red River County, age 38, born circa 1832 in Kentucky, clerk of district court, wife Georgia.
    Census of 1880 - T.H. Young, Red River County, age 49, born circa 1831 in Kentucky, farmer, wife G.B. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • Campaign notice, The Standard (Clarksville), 10/1/1880, p. 2, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. " . . . Thos. H. Young is an old citizen, and should need no introduction from us, as he is one of our largest planters with some 800 acres in cultivation, is a gentleman of culture and agreeable manners, and has been a member of the Legislature representing Red River County . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. T.H. Young, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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15th R.S. - 1876
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