Fourteenth Texas Legislature

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The Fourteenth Texas Legislature met from January 13, 1874 to March 15, 1875 in two regular sessions. All members of the House of Representatives and about half of the members of the Senate were elected in 1873.

Sessions[edit]

  • 14th First regular session: January 13–May 4, 1874
  • 14th Second regular session: January 12–March 15, 1875

Party summary[edit]

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Lieutenant Governor
Richard Bennett Hubbard, Jr.
President pro tempore (Lieutenant Governor ex officio)
Edward Bradford Pickett, Democrat

House of Representatives[edit]

Speaker of the House
Guy Morrison Bryan, Democrat

Members[edit]

Members of the Fourteenth Texas Legislature as of the beginning of the Regular Session, January 13, 1874:

Senate[edit]

District Senator Party Took office
1 Edwin Hobby Democrat 1873
2 William H. Swift 1871
3 James Elizer Dillard 1871
4 Winfield B. Stirman 1873
5 David Webster Flanagan Republican 1870
6 John Lafayette Camp 1873
7 David Browning Culberson Democrat 1873
8 Cader A. Parker 1873
9 L. D. Bradley 1873
10 Joseph Morris 1873
11 William E. Moore 1873
12 Vacant[1] 1873
13 Walter Moses Burton Republican 1873
14 William R. Baker 1873
15 Edward T. Randle 1872
16 T. G. Davidson 1873
17 Jewett H. Davenport 1873
18 William D. Wood 1873
19 George Bernard Erath Democrat 1873 (Prior: 1857–1863)
20 Amzi Bradshaw 1873
21 Robert D. Allison 1873
22 William H. Trolinger 1873
23 Andrew J. Ball 1872
24 William R. Friend 1873
25 Olintus Ellis 1873
26 William Hamilton Ledbetter 1873
27 John Ireland Democrat 1873
28 William H. Westfall 1873
29 Joseph E. Dwyer 1873
30 William Jarvis Russell, Jr. 1873

House of Representatives[edit]

Membership Changes[edit]

District Outgoing
Senator
Reason for Vacancy Successor Date of Successor's Installation
District 6 John Lafayette Camp Camp resigned March 13, 1875. Vacant
District 7 David Browning Culberson Culberson resigned March 3, 1875. Vacant
District 12 Vacant Benjamin Cromwell Franklin, member-elect, died December 25, 1873. Thomas Miller Joseph March 19, 1874
District 16 T. G. Davidson Davidson refused to qualify January 14, 1874. Seth Shepard[2] March 26, 1874
District 22 William H. Trolinger Trolinger resigned before January 25, 1875. N. S. Craven January 25, 1875
  • ^ District 16: Shepard elected in special election February 17, 1874, seated March 26, 1874 after election contest with Matthew Gaines

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