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Sam H. Holmes Samuel Henry Holmes
Full Name: Samuel Henry "Sam" Holmes
Date of birth: April 22, 1869
Date of death: August 29, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 May 22, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2)   Unknown Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson

(1) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Sam H. Holmes), 5/22/1920, pp. 46-47. No committee appointments listed for Holmes in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(2) Sam H. Holmes, sworn 5/22/1920, succeeded J. Homer Gaddy, resigned 7/23/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Samuel Henry Holmes, birth date 4/22/1869, death date 8/29/1932, interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Beaumont, Jefferson County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "S. Holmes Dies: Former Legislator Succumbs in Beaumont," 8/30/1932, p. 2. Samuel Holmes, death date 8/29/1932, "former state representative of this district . . . served out the unexpired term of J. Homer Gaddy in the Texas legislature in 1919, being named at a special election called after Gaddy resigned." Port Arthur News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Sam H. Holmes, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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