A.B. Kerr

Abnus Bailey Kerr

Full Name: Abnus Bailey Kerr
Date of birth: March 4, 1832
Date of death: April 20, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 25th (2)   26th (1)   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca

(1) 26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) 25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1. 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

Other Resources

  • Abner Baily Kerr, death date 4/20/1908 in Muldoon, Fayette County; residence in San Antonio. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Abness Bailey Kerr, birth date 3/5/1834, death date 4/20/1908, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County. Includes reprint of obituary in the San Antonio Light, 4/21/1908. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Abner B. Kerr, 4/21/1908. San Antonio Light.


  • Photograph. A.B. Kerr, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.B. Kerr, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
State Affairs  
State Penitentiaries  
25th R.S. - 1897
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Confederate Home and Southwestern Insane Asylum, Special  
Confederate Home, Special  
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Counties and County Boundaries  
Frontier Protection  
Private Land Claims  
Public Debt  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Towns and City Corporations  
Uniformity of Text-books, Special  

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