G.J. Winter

Gabriel Jordan Winter

Full Name: Gabriel Jordan Winter
Date of birth: December 8, 1876
Date of death: July 2, 1914

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Navasota / Grimes   Grimes

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House District 44
Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907
Legislatures: 29th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Navasota / Grimes
Counties in district: Grimes

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Gabriel J. Winter Died in Chicago," 7/2/1914, p. 5. ". . . at one time he served as a member of the Texas legislature from Grimes county, his work as a member of the law-making body of the state meeting with the cordial endorsement and approval of his constituency." Waco Times-Herald.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Gabriel J. Winter, "G.J. Winter Dead: Former Legislator Died in Chicago Today According to Telegram From That City," 7/2/1914, p. 1. Abilene Daily Reporter.
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • Census of 1900 - Gabriel J. Winter, Navasota, Grimes County, age 23, birth date December 1877 in Alabama, boarder, railroad clerk.
    Census of 1910 - G.J. Winter, Waco, McLennan County, age 32, born about 1878 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Minerva.
    Gabriel Jordan Winter, birth date 12/8/1876 in Montgomery County, Alabama, death date 7/2/1914 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, lawyer, burial in Waco, Texas. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998
  • Gabriel Jordan Winter, Montgomery, Ala. (1876-1941), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Includes reprint of obituary from Mayfield, Texas, Thursday, 7/2/1914, widow Mrs. Minerva Cooley Winters [sic]. Find a Grave.
  • Gabriel Jordan Winter, invitation for wedding to Minerva Elizabeth Cooley on 1/10/1906, Mayfield, Kentucky, "at home after the first of February, Navasota, Texas." The Houston Post, 12/31/1905, p. 12. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - G.J. Winter, postoffice Navasota, nativity Alabama, age 28 (born circa 1877), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. G.J. Winter, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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29th R.S. - 1905
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  

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