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us: Lanham, Samuel W. T. (Samuel Willis Tucker), 1846-1908


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  • Variants

    • us: Lanham, Mr. (Samuel Willis Tucker), 1846-1908
    • us: Lanham, S. W. T. (Samuel Willis Tucker), 1846-1908
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1846-07-04
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1908-07-29
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Spartanburg County (S.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Weatherford (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Weatherford (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Confederate States of America. Army. Kershaw's Brigade
        • Affiliation Start: 1861
        • Affiliation End: 1865
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1883-1893
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1897-1903
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Texas. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1903
        • Affiliation End: 1907
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Soldiers
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Legislators
              (lcsh) Governors
          • Related Terms

            • us: Texas. Governor (1903-1907 : Lanham)
          • Sources

            • found: Sarah L. Larimer, 1886?: p. 1 (Mr. Lanham, from the Committee on Claims, House)
            • found: Members of Cong. since 1789, 1977 (Lanham, Samuel Willis Tucker, D. Tex., July 4, 1846-July 29, 1908; House 1883-93, 1897-Jan. 15, 1903; Gov. 1903-07)
            • found: MoSU-L/Nat. Am. files (usage: Samuel W.T. Lanham, S.W.T. Lanham)
            • found: Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Portraits of Texas Governors web page, May 24, 2016: (S.W.T. Lanham, Jan. 20, 1903-Jan. 15, 1907; last Confederate soldier to serve as governor of Texas; admitted to the bar, 1869; appointed district attorney, 11th District)
            • found: Handbook of Texas Online, May 24, 2016: (S.W.T. Lanham, born on July 4, 1846, in Spartanburg District, South Carolina; 1861 joined Confederate Army, Third South Carolina Regiment, Joseph B. Kershaw's brigade; surrendered with his command at Greensboro, N.C.; admitted to bar in Weatherford, 1869; district attorney, 18th District of Texas, 1871-1876; elected to U.S. House of Representatives, Nov. 1882 and served until Mar. 1893; again elected to Congress in 1896, served until Jan. 1903; retired to Weatherford in 1907; died July 29, 1908)
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            • 2016-05-26: revised
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