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Orville Tyler
Full Name: Orville Thomas Tyler
Date of birth: August 28, 1810
Date of death: April 17, 1886

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Coryell / Coryell   Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Coryell, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Jones, Palo Pinto, Runnels, Shackelford, Taylor, Buchanan (Stephens)
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Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 10th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • TYLER, ORVILLE THOMAS (1810-1886). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of O.T. Tyler, "Father of Coryell County," from History of Coryell County. Mentions the [Crockett] King headright, which was near the Tyler headright in Coryell County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, George W. Tyler, Volume II, pp. 632-633. Relatives: George W. Tyler - son; O.T. Tyler - father, member of 10th Legislature. A History of Central and Western Texas, 1911.
  • Biographical sketch, George W. Tyler, pp. 223-224. Relatives: George W. Tyler - son; Judge O.T. Tyler - father, member of 10th Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch of George W. Tyler, p. 390. Relatives: George W. Tyler - son; Orville Thomas Tyler - father. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Committee Informationtop
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Contingent Expenses  
    Frontier Defense and Protection  
    Indian Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 

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