Gaston Palmer

Gaston Palmer

Full Name: Elias Gaston Palmer
Date of birth: November 23, 1878
Date of death: March 20, 1948

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Elias Gaston Palmer, birth date 11/23/1878 in Pittsboro, Mississippi, death date 3/20/1948 in Normangee, Leon County, Texas, merchant, retail grocer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Gaston Palmer, birth date 11/23/1878, death date 3/20/1948, burial in Hopewell Cemetery, Normangee, Leon County. Includes reprint of obituary in Normangee Star, 3/26/1948: "Mr. Palmer was former state representative from Leon and Madison counties. He served in the state legislature in that capacity until 1939." Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his daughter, Eugenia Jean Palmer Parsons, 1/7/2009. Palestine Herald-Press.


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Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Military Affairs  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
44th R.S. - 1935
Banks and Banking  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
School Districts  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
Common Carriers  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Revenue and Taxation  

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