A.L. Beason

Augustine Lorraine Beason

Full Name: Augustine Lorraine Beason
Date of birth: January 1, 1875
Date of death: October 22, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Texas City / Galveston   Chambers, Galveston
H 17 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Texas City / Galveston   Chambers, Galveston
H 17 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Anahuac / Chambers   Chambers, Galveston

(1) A.L. Beason of Galveston, residence in Galveston County, pp. 2, 4. House Journal.
(2) Texas City, Galveston County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Texas City. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Augustine L. Beason, birth date 1/1/1875, death date 10/22/1959 in Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, lawyer, wife Willmettie B. Beason. Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966. FamilySearch.
  • Census of 1920 - Augustine L. Beason, Texas City, Galveston County, age 45, born circa 1875 in Colorado, lawyer/private practice, wife Wilmettie, son Bernard, daughter Attilie. FamilySearch.
  • Augustine Lorraine Beason, birth date 1/1/1875, permanent home address in Texas City, occupation Lawyer & Representative 17th Dist., nearest relative Mrs. Willmettie Beason, draft registration 9/11/1918 in Galveston County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Augustine L. Beason (1875-1959), photo, burial in Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Scott County, Virginia, with spouse Wilmettie Beason (1880-1965). Find a Grave.
  • Augustine L. Beason, postmaster at Glen, Chambers County, 8/4/1911. Jim Wheat's Postmasters & Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - A.L. Beason, postoffice Texas City, nativity Colorado, age 44, 24 years in Texas, lawyer, member of former legislatures: 34th-35th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. A.L. Beason, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.L. Beason, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.L. Beason, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries  
Juvenile Reforms  
Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prisons at Huntsville and Rusk  
Public Health  
34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts  
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  
State Affairs  

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