Thirteenth Texas Legislature

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The Thirteenth Texas Legislature met from 14 January to 4 June 1873 in its regular session. All members of the House of Representatives and about half of the members of the Senate were elected in 1872.

Sessions[edit]

  • 13th Regular session: 14 January–4 June 1873

Party summary[edit]

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Lieutenant Governor
Vacant
President pro tempore (Lieutenant Governor ex officio)
Edward Bradford Pickett, Democrat

House of Representatives[edit]

Speaker of the House
M. D. K. Taylor, Democrat

Members[edit]

Members of the Thirteenth Texas Legislature at the beginning of the Regular Session, 14 January 1873:

Senate[edit]

District Senator Party Took office
1 Edward Bradford Pickett 1870
2 William H. Swift 1871
3 James Elizer Dillard 1871
4 Thomas J. Word 1872
5 David Webster Flanagan Republican 1870
6 John Lane Henry 1872
7 Henry Rawson 1870
8 Hamilton J. Avinger 1872
9 Henry Russell Latimer 1870
10 David W. Cole 1870
11 Ebenezer Lafayette Dohoney 1870
12 George Thompson Ruby Republican 1870
13 Francis J. Franks 1872
14 James G. Tracy 1872
15 Edward T. Randle 1872
16 Matthew Gaines 1870
17 William A. Saylor 1870
18 Phidello W. Hall 1870
19 S. W. Ford 1870
20 William H. Pyle 1870
21 Samuel Evans 1870
22 E. Thomas Broughton 1870
23 Andrew J. Ball 1872
24 George Preston Finlay Democrat 1872 (Prior: 1861–1863)
25 Robert P. Tendick 1871
26 Joseph D. Sayers Democrat 1872
27 Thomas H. Baker 1870
28 Nathan George Shelley Democrat 1872 (Prior: 1861–1863, 1865–1867)
29 Henry C. King 1872
30 Albert Jennings Fountain Republican 1870

House of Representatives[edit]

^ Representative Allen was apparently re-elected, but House Democrats alleged voting fraud and seated his Democratic opponent instead.

Membership Changes[edit]

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