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Alexander Franklin Brigance Alexander Franklin Brigance
Full Name: Alexander Franklin "Frank" Brigance
Date of birth: February 17, 1852
Date of death: February 16, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Feb 4, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Democrat Navasota / Grimes   Grimes
H 54 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Navasota / Grimes   Grimes
(1) Alexander Franklin Brigance, sworn 2/4/1897, unseated I.M. Bennett in election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 38th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 4/26/1923, p. 133. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Robert Boudre Savage Foster, Jr. and Franklin Brigance, pp. 1997-1999. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Alexander Franklin Brigance - birth date 2/17/1852; death date 4/16/1923 FamilySearch.
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Alexander Franklin Brigance,24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Alexander Franklin Brigance,25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    A. & M. College Exercises, Special  
    Agricultural & Mechanical College, Sam Houston Normal Institute and Prairie View Normal School, Special (Chair) 
    Claims and Accounts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Institute for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Colored Youths, Special  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Treasurer's Department, Special  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penal Code and Code Criminal Procedure, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  

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