G.W. McKellar

George Washington McKellar

Full Name: George Washington McKellar
Date of birth: September 17, 1841
Date of death: June 7, 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   Democrat Coldspring / San Jacinto   Polk, San Jacinto
H 35 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Coldspring / San Jacinto   Polk, San Jacinto

(1) COLDSPRING, TEXAS. "Coldspring is at the junction of State Highway 150 and Farm roads 1514, 946, and 2025, sixty-five miles north of Houston in central San Jacinto County . . . in 1850 the [post office] name was changed to Cold Spring, officially respelled Coldspring in 1894." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) San Jacinto County. House Journal.
(3) Coldspring, San Jacinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Cold Springs. Texas Legislative Manual.

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company F, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, enlisted 4/14/1861. George Washington McKellar, Cold Springs, San Jacinto County, attorney at law, death date 6/7/1919 in San Jacinto County. Widow Mrs. Julia Francis Adlena McKellar, marriage date 6/8/1865 in Abbeville, South Carolina. Pension File Nos. 22866 (G.W. McKellar) and 36170 (George Washington McKeller), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company F, 2nd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry. Military grave marker, George W. McKellar, birth date 9/17/1841, death date 6/7/1919, burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Coldspring, San Jacinto County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
County Government and County Finances  
Private Land Claims  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
25th R.S. - 1897
Commerce and Manufactures  
Confederate Home, Special  
County Government and County Finances  
Revenue and Taxation  

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