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A.S. Bailey Albert S. Bailey
Full Name: Albert S. Bailey
Date of birth: July 5, 1854
Date of death: April 1, 1889

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 8, 1889 - Apr 1, 1889 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Detroit / Red River   Red River

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 21st Legislature, R.S., Memorial resolution and service, 4/1/1889, p. 952; 4/2/1889, pp. 969-970, died "last night" (4/1/1889); 4/5/1889, pp. 1032-1037. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Albert S. Bailey, pp. 40-41. Born 7/5/1854 in Red River County, married Miss Sallie McKee of Red River County in 1884, died 4/1/1889. F. A. Battey & Co., Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas: Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889, crediting Fannin County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, 9th Cavalry, 6th Cavalry, and description of service in "Military History" from 1874-1883. A.S. Bailey, death date 4/1/1889, biographical sketches ("Member of the [21st] Legislature of Texas, 1888-89"), portrait, burial in Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River County, with wife Sallie M. Bailey. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army, Lieutenant, 6th Cavalry, speech by Mr. Johnson of Titus: "We find him at once assigned to duty as a lieutenant in the Sixth Cavalry of the United States Army . . . " and speech by Mr. Brown of Grayson: "Appointed to duty in the army as third lieutenant, and subsequently promoted to that of first lieutenant . . . " Memorial resolution and service, 21st Legislature, R.S., 4/5/1889, pp. 1034, 1037. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Bailey died 3/31/1889. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.S. Bailey, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  

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