Judge Thomas Jefferson Brown


Judge Thomas Jefferson Brown

Jasper County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 May 1915 (aged 78)
Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
Burial Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 15210572 View Source
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Texas Legislature, 1888-1892.
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas (appointed in 1911).

Son of Ervin Brown and Matilda (Burdett) Brown. The family moved to Texas when Thomas was 10 years of age.

1856/Graduated BAYLOR UNIVERSITY/ LL.B. Degree Husband of Louise T. Estes whom he married August 7, 1859

CIVIL WAR Service: Second lieutenant in the Twenty-second Texas Cavalry; later being promoted to Captain.

1888/served in the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Legislatures.

1892/appointed District Judge of Grayson and Collin Counties.

1893-1911/Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left when John L. Henry resigned. He died of stomach cancer.

(Most of this biological information was provided by flgrl.)

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husband of Louise

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  • Created by: M. L.
  • Added: 10 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15210572
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Judge Thomas Jefferson Brown (24 Jul 1836–26 May 1915), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15210572, citing West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by M. L. (contributor 46601479) .