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George C. Greer George C. Greer
Full Name: George Clapp Greer
Date of birth: April 24, 1862
Date of death: May 7, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 18, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   25th (2) (3)   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
(1) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) Not listed in First Day 1/12/1897 roll of Senators-elect, p. 1, or Second Day roll call, 1/13/1897. First mention of Greer is Absent, Third Day, 1/14/1897, p. 5. Senate Journal.
(3) p. 31, 1/18/1897, "Chair laid before Senate a certified copy of the constitutional oath as administered to Senator Greer...excused from attendance on the Senate from beginning of the session until next Thursday"; "notice of qualification" in index. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch - Hon. George C. Greer, volume 3, p. 1593. "Distinguished lawyer of Dallas"; born 1862 in San Augustine County. Moved to Beaumont in May, 1896, and to Dallas May 1, 1914. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, birth date 4/24/1862. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • International Genealogical Index - George Clapp Greer. Birth 4/24/1862 in San Augustine Co., TX, death 5/7/1920 in Baltimore, MD., Johns Hopkins Hosp., father Lewis Vance Greer, mother Maria Blakely McLauren, spouse Margaret Eugenia Broocks, title "Hon." FamilySearch.
  • George Clapp Greer (1862-1920), interment in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • "Judge George Clapp Greer, Dallas, dies in Baltimore," 5/8/1920, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George C. Greer, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George C. Greer, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Colored Deaf, Dumb & Blind Asylum, Special Committee to Investigate Charges against  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation (Chair) 
    Mutilating and Marking bills, Special Committee to investigate  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Lands  
    State Asylums  

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