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George Washington Glasscock, Sr. George Washington Glasscock, Sr.
Full Name: George Washington Glasscock, Sr.
Date of birth: April 11, 1810
Date of death: February 28, 1868

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 28, 1868 11th (1)     Austin / Travis   Travis, Williamson
H 56 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Austin / Travis   Travis, Williamson
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 10th Legislature - in between pp. 94-95, Regular Session. Illustration of George Washington Glasscock, Sr., source: Frank W. Johnson, A history of Texas and Texans, vol. IV, 1859. House Journal.
  • Portrait, 10th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Albert H. Glasscock. GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • GEORGETOWN, TEXAS (Williamson County) named for George Washington Glasscock, "who, with his partner, Thomas B. Huling, donated land for the site." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • GLASSCOCK COUNTY named for George W. Glasscock, "a Texas Revolution officer and Texas legislator for whom Georgetown, county seat of Williamson County, was also named." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • GLASSCOCK, GEORGE WASHINGTON (1810-1868). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of colonel George W. Glasscock, Sr., included in sketch of son, Judge George W. Glasscock, Volume II, pp. 719-722. A History of Central and Western Texas, 1911.
  • Photograph and biographical sketch, George W. Glasscock, Sr., Volume IV, pp. 1859-1860. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Black Hawk War, First Lieutenant, Captain J.M. Early's company of volunteers. Texas Army, "a leader of the Texas Revolution . . . part of the army in the fall of 1836 which besieged and captured San Antonio, and again responded to the call for troops early in 1836 and did service in the concluding months of the war." Biographical sketch, George W. Glasscock, Sr., Volume IV, pp. 1859-1860. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Other Resources
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Washington Glasscock, Sr., 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
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