Levi Gillette

Levi Gillette

Full Name: Levi Elliott Gillette
Date of birth: December 16, 1831
Date of death: February 18, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1)   Democrat Towash / Hill   Ellis, Hill, Kaufman, Navarro

(1) Located in west central Hill County, the area was originally settled by Indians; Anglo-American traders and soldiers referred to the settlement as Towash Village, for the name of the Indians' leader, and later Anglo settlers kept the name. In 1951 the site was inundated as a result of the construction of Lake Whitney. Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches


  • Photograph. Levi Gillette, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. Levi Gillette, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Claims and Accounts  
Federal Relations  
Superintendent of Public Schools  

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