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George B. Griggs George B. Griggs
Full Name: George B. Griggs
Date of birth: May 19, 1861
Date of death: May 21, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1)   29th (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Fort Bend, Harris, Waller
H 24 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 37 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 36th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 6/26/1919, p. 123. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 36th Legislature, 2nd C.S., Simple Resolution 9, 6/26/1919, p. 27. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • George B. Griggs, birth date 5/19/1861, death date 5/21/1919 in Houston, Harris County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in "Freak Bills in Some of the State Legislatures," 4/7/1907, part 3 magazine section, page SM7. New York Times.
  • Photo and obituary, "Houston Attorney and Former Law Maker Is Dead: George B. Griggs Succumbs to Illness at Early Hour Wednesday Morning," Houston Post, 5/21/1919, p. 1, crediting the UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George B. Griggs,27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George B. Griggs,28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George B. Griggs,29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George B. Griggs,30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Federal Relations  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    City and Town Corporations  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Pan American College of Commerce (Chair) 
    Pan-American Trade Relations and Projected Trades College, Special (Co-Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    State Penitentiaries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    State Affairs  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Pan-American Relations, Investigate (Chair) 
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    State Affairs  

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