T.S. Smith

Thomas Slater Smith

Full Name: Thomas Slater Smith
Date of birth: July 7, 1856
Date of death: March 15, 1901

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 8, 1895 - Oct 21, 1896 24th (1)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill Speaker   Hill
H 75 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill

(1) Thomas S. Smith resigned 10/21/1896. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Message from Governor Joseph D. Sayers on the death of Attorney General Thomas S. Smith, resolution of condolence, page sacred to the memory of Thomas S. Smith, deceased, late Attorney General, House Concurrent Resolution No. 23, and committee appointed on the part of the House to attend the funeral, 3/15/1901, pp. 741-745. House Journal.
  • 27th Legislature, R.S., HCR 23, Lamenting the death of Attorney General T.S. Smith, and providing for a joint committee to attend the funeral. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Message from Governor Joseph D. Sayers on the death of Attorney General Thomas S. Smith, consideration of HCR 23 and remarks of Senator Odell, committee appointed on the part of the Senate to attend the funeral, adjournment, and page sacred to the memory of Thomas S. Smith, late Attorney General, House Concurrent Resolution No. 23, 3/15/1901, pp. 422-424. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Thomas Slater Smith, Attorney General of Texas (1856-1901), burial in Hillsboro City Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill County. Find a Grave.
  • "Laid to Rest," "Legislature Adjourned: Out of Respect to the Memory of the Late Attorney General," and obituary, Attorney General Thomas S. Smith, "Smith Succumbs," The Lampasas Leader, 3/22/1901, pp. 2, 3, 8, crediting Lampasas Public Library. Born 7/6/1856 in Cherokee County, Mississippi. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, T.S. Smith. Born 7/6/1856 in Cherokee County, Mississippi. Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, pp. 492-493, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Counties and County Boundaries  
General Land Office, Joint Committee to investigate the  
Impeachment of Land Commissioner (Chair) 
Investigate Certain Charges Against Land Commissioner (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
State Affairs  

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