Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index

Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

Legislative clips Legislative clips archive Texas media links Current articles Texshare databases New books New & Noteworthy
Legislative Archive System Index to Sections Affected Conference committee reports Constitutional amendments Vetoes State budget Redistricting information Signed copies of bills Statutory revision Texas law timeline Water law timeline Statute publication dates Legislative intent guide
Texas Legislators: Past & Present Governors of Texas Lt. Governors and Speakers Senate Presidents Pro Tempore Senate & House seniority Member statistics Chief Elected Officials Texas legislators on Twitter
Sessions and years Bill statistics Member statistics Bill effective dates Legislative deadlines Session summaries Special sessions Legislative staff lists
Today's meetings Meetings by date Standing committees Committees by session Committee search Legislative reports Committee minutes Standing committee appointments
Library catalog House & Senate Journals House & Senate Rules Parliamentary resources General and Special Laws of Texas Codes of 1856 Paschal's Digest Penal Code revision research guide Code of Criminal Procedure guide Deceptive Trade Practices Act Impeachment of O.P. Carrillo Gubernatorial inauguration materials Water resources research guide School finance litigation archive
Frequently Asked Questions Contacting your legislator Texas bill status State agency hotlines & citizen   assistance Texas legislative agencies &   process Other libraries Public policy resources

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profileprinter friendly versionreturn to screen view

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
    Agriculture  
    Congressional Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Vice Chair) 
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Agriculture  
    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  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.