Chilton, Horace, 1853-1932

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Dates:
Birth 1853-12-29
Death 1932-06-12

Biographical notes:

Horace Chilton was a U.S. senator from Texas (1891-1892, 1895-1901). Donelson Caffery was a planter in St. Mary Parish, La., state senator for St. Mary Parish (1892-1894), and U.S. senator from Louisiana (1893-1901).

From the description of Horace Chilton extract, circa 1901-1932. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 82161395

Horace Chilton (1853-1932) was born near Tyler, Texas. After studying law and being admitted to the Texas bar in 1872, Chilton worked as a lawyer, served as an assistant attorney general of Texas (1881-1883), a delegate to Democratic National Conventions of 1888 and 1896, and a U. S. Senator from 1891 to 1892 and 1895 to 1901.

Source: “Chilton, Horace.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed March 5, 2012. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000357.

From the guide to the Chilton (Horace) Papers 1950; 71-93; 88-343. 20157778., 1888-1923, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin)

Lawyer,

assistant attorney-general of Texas (1881-1883), delegate to Democratic National conventions of 1888 and 1896, and U.S. Senator (1891-1892, 1895-1901).

From the description of Chilton, Horace, papers, 1888-1923. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 20157778

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Subjects:

  • Politics, Practical--Texas--History--19th century
  • Politicians
  • Politics and politicians--Texas--19th century
  • Legislators--Texas--History--19th century
  • Legislators--United States--History--19th century

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  • Legislators--United States

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  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)