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Friench Simpson

Friench Simpson, American banker. member Tex.


  • Simpson, Friench was born on February 13, 1848 in on Bull Run, Virginia, United States. Son of James Hendley and Emily (Dye) Simpson.

  • Education

    • Educated Leesburg (Virginia) Academy and common schools, Colorado Company, Texas. Admitted to bar, 1877.


    • Private Company A, 13th Texas Infantry, 1865. Farmer, 1866-1873; banker from 1888. Organized First National Bank, Hallettsville, Texas, and was cashier of same for 25 years.

      Retired. With Texas State Geological Survey, 1874-1875. Mayor, Columbus, Texas, 1884. Member Texas State Senate, 1893-1897.


    • Author: A Study of Nature, 1900. A Paraphrase of Quatrains of Omar Khayyam, 1909. Chairman Local Selective Service Board, Lavaca Company, Texas, 1917-1919.


    The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.


    The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


    Member Tex.


    • Married Jennie Harbert, February 11, 1877.
    • father: James Hendley Simpson
    • mother: Emily (Dye) Simpson
    • spouse: Jennie Harbert
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    Born February 13, 1848
    Died March 23, 1923
    (aged 75)