Dr T E Speed






The Jimplecute Article December 10, 1904, Image 12

Married At the residence of the bride's father Chas Young on Sunday December 4th, 1904, Dr T E Speed and Miss Mabel Young were united in marriage, Elder D B Hale officiating.

 Dr Speed is one of our leading colored citizens, and is president of the Lone Star medical association of Texas. He and his bride enjoy the highest respect of their own people and the white citizens also, and have the best wishes of all.


The Jimplecute Article March 15, 1907, Image 2


Notice- Colored School Patrons of District No 3
  You are urged and requested to support the following: In response to election proclamation of School Trustee sent out by our worthy County Judge. We, the colored patrons of said District, met at the Masonic Hall March 11, 1907. and at which time and place unanimously agreed to support and elect Tom Jackson and Peter Powell Trustees, for next term.

  Dr T E Speed, Chm.
  J W Crane, Sec.


The Jimplecute Article August 02, 1907, Image 3
The U B F ( col.) and its sisters and juvenile orders of Jefferson  held a basket picnic Thursday on picnic grounds to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the U B F. They extended invitations to all lodges and orders in this part of the State to attend and they had a large crowd. In the afternoon they had addresses by the Grand- Master W F Bledsoe of Marshall, Dr T E Speed, M K Crawford of Jefferson after which there was a public installation by the grandmaster.


The Jimplecute Article September 13, 1907, Image 4

Dr T E Speed has returned from Colorado where he went to bring home his wife who spent the summer in Denver.


Negro Year Book.‎ - Page 370


Organized, 1854. Chartered by Legislature of Kentucky, 1861. First chartered regularly constituted Negro society South of the Ohio River.


National Grand Master, Dr. T. E. Speed, Jefferson, Texas. National Grand Secretary, Stephen Ball, Jefferson, Texas. National Knight Commander, H. R. Ferguson, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Negro Year Book.‎ - Page 370

- 1914