Doc C. Lewis

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CitizenshipUnited States of America
  • Farmer
  • State legislator

Doc C. Lewis (1843 - ?) was a farmer and state legislator in Texas.[1] A Republican, he served from 1881 to 1883 during the Seventeenth Texas Legislature in the Texas House of Representatives.[2][3] He was one of four African American members of the Texas House at the time.[4]

He lived in Wharton County and was 37 when elected to the Texas House.[4]


  1. "Forever Free: The Biographies - Page 6 | TSLAC".
  2. "Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Mobile".
  3. "Legislative Reference Library | Legislators and Leaders | Member profile".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Pitre, Merline (July 25, 2016). "Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898". Texas A&M University Press – via Google Books.

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