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George Butler Terrell George Butler Terrell
Full Name: George Butler Terrell
Date of birth: December 5, 1862
Date of death: April 18, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 26 Jan 14, 1919 - Oct 2, 1920 36th (1)   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 26 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 16 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 16 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2)   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 16 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 28 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 28 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Alto / Cherokee   Cherokee
(1) Terrell resigned 10/2/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 202, 4/23/1947, pp. 1877-1878. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • TERRELL, GEORGE BUTLER (1862-1947). Elected Texas Commissioner of Agriculture in 1920 and held office 1921-1931. Relatives: George Butler Terrell and Henry Berryman Terrell, brothers; George Butler Terrell, father and J. Turney Terrell, son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Family group sheet and biographical sketch, "Terrill/Terrill/Tyrrell Lines," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 4/18/1947. Del Rio News Herald.
  • "Terrell, That Magical Political Name on Texas Democratic Ballots . . . ," 6/28/1934, p. 8. Relatives: George B. Terrell and H.B. Terrell - brothers; George B. Terrell - father, J. Turney Terrell - son; H.B. Terrell - uncle, J. Turney Terrell - nephew. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome at Austin," 4/25/1947. Mexia Daily News.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • TERRELL, George Butler (1862-1947). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Butler Terrell, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Agriculture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Appropriations  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Cotton Pricing  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Conflicting Extension Work  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Tuberculosis Sanatorium  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Agriculture  
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiaries  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Banks and Banking  
    Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Education  
    Penitentiaries  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Agriculture  
    Common Carriers  
    Education  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representative Districts  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Education  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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