Fifteenth Texas Legislature


Fifteenth Texas Legislature

The Fifteenth Texas Legislature met from 18 April to 21 August 1876 in its regular session. All members of the House of Representatives and about half of the members of the Senate were elected in 1875.

essions

*15th Regular session: 18 April21 August 1876

Party summary

Officers

enate

; Lieutenant Governor: Richard Bennett Hubbard, Jr., Democrat; President "pro tempore": Wells Thompson, Democrat

House of Representatives

; Speaker of the House: Thomas Reuben Bonner, Democrat

Members

Members of the Fifteenth Texas Legislature as of the beginning of the Regular Session, 18 April 1876:

enate

House of Representatives

*Robert D. Allison
*Benjamin M. Baker
*Decimus et Ultimus Barziza
*Thomas Reuben Bonner
*John Hughes Cochran
*Nicholas Henry Darnell
*Thomas Mason Dennis
*Caleb Jackson Garrison
*John Summerfield Griffith
*William H. Holland
*Alexander Horton
*William W. Lang
*Norton Moses
*George Pickett
*Meshack Roberts
*Henry Sneed
*Elias Charles Stuart
*Thomas Towles
*Allen W. Wilderref|wilder
*Charles Louis Wurzbach

Representative Wilder won a closely contested election, but House Democrats contended that some votes were illegal and seated his Democratic opponent instead.

Membership changes

*ref|tl16 Sworn in at the beginning of the Sixteenth Texas Legislature.

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