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George Fant George Washington Fant
Full Name: George Washington Fant
Date of birth: December 27, 1868
Date of death: November 13, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd (1) (2)   Democrat Bloomburg / Cass   Cass
H 7 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st   Democrat Bloomburg / Cass   Cass
(1) Jefferson listed as post office for Bowie, Cass, and Marion counties. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
(2) Postoffice Jefferson. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • George Washington Fant, birth date 12/27/1868 in Anderson, South Carolina; death date 11/13/1932 in Linden, Cass County, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Washington Fant, birth date 12/27/1868, death date 11/13/1932, photo, interment in Friendship Cemetery, Hughes Springs, Cass County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Asserts Committee Has Full Authority . . . Attorney General Lightfoot Delivers Opinion to Senate Inquisitorial Body . . . Some Interesting Testimony . . . Witnesses Tell of Receiving Poll Tax Receipts by Mail, of Money Being Offered, and Other Matters," 8/13/1911, pp. 1, 3. "G.W. Fant, a member of the legislature who lives at Bloomberg, in Cass County . . . " Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "G.W. Fant Dies of Stomach Ailment," Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), 11/15/1932, p. 4, crediting the Atlanta Public Library. Born in South Carolina, "served two terms in the Texas Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Fant, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Fant, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Hospital for the Insane  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Penitentiaries  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Insane Asylum  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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