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Eugene Giles Eugene Victor Giles
Full Name: Eugene Victor Giles
Date of birth: February 16, 1880
Date of death: June 29, 1974

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-2 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Brief biography, Houston Post-Dispatch, 2/9/1929, Sec. 2, p. 6. Card File.
  • Gilesburg Post Office was established in 1899 with Eugene Giles as postmaster. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Book review of Kingdom Come! Kingdom Go!, by M. Jourdan Atkinson and Eugene V. Giles, Volume 19, Issue 2, October 1981, pp. 80-81. "Kingdom Come! Kingdom Go! was born from the memoirs of Eugene Victor Giles, farmer, merchant, and state legislator from Walnut Grove, Texas. Upon his death in Austin in 1974 at the age of 94, Eugene V. Giles left his notes and papers to his cousin, M. Jourdan Atkinson . . . " East Texas Historical Journal.
  • Pedigree Resource File - Eugene Victor Giles, birth date 2/16/1880 in Austin, death date 6/29/1974 in Austin, father William Leroy Giles, and mother Sarah Ann Norman Jourdan Giles. FamilySearch.
  • Eugene Victor Giles, birth date 2/16/1880, death date 6/29/1974, portrait, interment in Jourdan-Giles Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Eugene Giles,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eugene Giles,42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). 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
    Congressional Districts  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Vice Chair) 
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Congressional Districts  
    Dickson Orphan's Home in Gilmer  
    Lease of Land for Travis County Courthouse, Investigate (Chair) 
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Meridian College  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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