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Ninth Texas Legislature

The Ninth Texas Legislature met from 4 November 1861 to 7 March 1863 in its regular session and one called session. All members of the House of Representatives and about half of the members of the Senate were elected in 1861.

Contents


Sessions

  • 9th Regular session: 4 November 1861 14 January 1862
  • 9th First called session: 2 February 7 March 1863]

Party summary

Officers

Senate

Lieutenant Governor
John McClannahan Crockett
President pro tempore
Robert Henry Guinn, Regular session, First called session

House of Representatives

Speaker of the House
Constantine W. Buckley, Democrat, 4 November 1861 7 December 1861
Nicholas Henry Darnell[1], Democrat, 7 December 1861 1862
Constantine W. Buckley, Democrat, 1863

Members

Members of the Ninth Texas Legislature at the beginning of the regular session, 4 November 1861

Senate

District Senator Party Took office
1 Rufus K. Hartley Democrat 1861
2 Anderson F. Crawford Democrat 1861
3 M. W. Wheeler Democrat 1861
4 Lewis F. Casey Democrat 1861
5 Jesse H. Parsons Democrat 1861
6 Matthew Fielding Locke Democrat 1861
7 John W. Moore Democrat 1861
8 William C. Batte Democrat 1861
9 Samuel Bell Maxey[2] Democrat 1861
10 Robert Henry Guinn Democrat 1861
11 John H. Burnett Democrat 1861 (First time: 1853 1857)
12 Benjamin T. Selman Democrat 1861
13 Jefferson Weatherford Democrat 1861
14 John F. Crawford Democrat 1863
15 J. J. Dickson Democrat 1857
16 A. N. Jordan[3] Democrat 1861
17 Anthony Martin Branch Democrat 1861
18 John W. Durant Democrat 1861
19 John Boyd Democrat 1863
20 Alfred T. Obenchain Democrat 1863
21 Robert H. Graham Democrat 1853
22 John T. Harcourt Democrat 1861
23 Chauncey Berkeley Shepard Democrat 1861
24 George Preston Finlay Democrat 1861
25 Stephen Heard Darden Democrat 1861
26 Nathan George Shelley Democrat 1861
27 John N. Houston Democrat 1859
28 George Bernard Erath Democrat 1863 (First time: 1855 1857)
29 Pryor Lea Democrat 1861
30 N. A. Mitchell[4] Democrat 1863
31 Erastus Reed Democrat 1861
32 Edwin B. Scarborough Democrat 1853
33 Henry C. Cook Democrat 1861

House of Representatives

Membership Changes

Senate

District Outgoing
Senator
Reason for Vacancy Successor Date of Successor's Installation
2 Anderson F. Crawford Crawford resigned before 2 February 1863. James W. Andres 2 February 1863
6 Matthew Fielding Locke Locke resigned before 16 December 1861. Stephen W. Beasley 16 December 1861
9 Samuel Bell Maxey Samuel B. Maxey joined the Confederate States Army and did not return to serve in the legislature. Rice Maxey[5] after 4 August 1862
11 John H. Burnett Burnett resigned before 2 February 1863. Leroy W. Cooper 2 February 1863
14 John F. Crawford Crawford resigned 21 September 1863. James B. Davis[6] after 24 October 1863
15 J. J. Dixon Dixon resigned before 2 February 1863. William D. Lair 2 February 1863
17 Anthony Martin Branch Senator Branch resigned in 1862 to serve in the Confederate States Army. David Catchings Dickson 2 February 1863
20 Alfred T. Obenchain Obenchain resigned 15 February 1862 William Quayle 3 February 1863
24 George Preston Finlay Finlay resigned before 2 February 1863. Samuel Addison White 2 February 1863
25 Stephen Heard Darden Darden resigned before 2 February 1863. Spencer Ford 2 February 1863
26 Nathan George Shelley Shelley resigned 1 April 1862. A. W. Moore 2 February 1863
28 George Bernard Erath Erath resigned before 2 February 1863. George E. Burney 2 February 1863
32 Edwin B. Scarborough Scarborough was murdered on 7 October 1862. Edward R. Hord 11 February 1863

House of Representatives

District Outgoing
Representative
Reason for Vacancy Successor Date of Successor's Installation
Unknown Nicholas Henry Darnell Representative Darnell resigned in 1862 to serve in the Confederate States Army. Unknown Unknown
Unknown Alfred Marmaduke Hobby Representative Hobby in 1861 to serve in the Confederate States Army. Unknown Unknown
Unknown William Amos Wortham Representative Wortham resigned in 1861 to serve in the Confederate States Army. Unknown Unknown

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