George Taylor Jester
Full Name: George Taylor Jester
Date of birth: August 23, 1846
Date of death: July 19, 1922
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Corsicana / Navarro
Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Corsicana / Navarro
23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years.
. January 10, 1893
January 11, 1893
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- 24th Legislature - Address of Senator W.P. McComb, 4/30/1895, p. 678 and Appendix pp. 73-74. Address includes discussion of debates in the 24th Senate and presentation of silver service to Lieutenant Governor George Jester.
- Obituary and photo, "Prominent and Popular Citizen Died Last Night: Governor George T. Jester Passed Away After Illness Several Months," 7/21/1922, p. 8.
"Friends of Governor Jester Pay Glowing Tribute to Memory," including remarks of the Rev. Horace Bishop of San Angelo and State Senator J.H. Woods at the funeral of the late ex-Lieutenant Governor George T. Jester, 7/28/1922, p. 7.
Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
- JESTER, GEORGE TAYLOR (1847-1922). Birth date 8/23/1847, death date 7/19/1922.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch, "In Memoriam: George T. Jester (Editorial from Dallas News)," p. 43.
Pace's Texas Scrap Book: Containing Gems of Thought From Bench - Bar - Pulpit - Rostrum on Religious, Political and Educational Subjects, Consisting of Sermons, Prayers, Poems, Funeral Orations and Extracts From Various Sources, 1933.
- Portrait and biographical sketch, George Taylor Jester, pp. 232-233. Born 8/23/1847 in Macoupin County, Illinois.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
- Biographical sketch, Governor George Taylor Jester, p. 280. Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. The Encyclopedia of Texas, [1921..1922].
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- 19th Lieutenant Governor: George Taylor Jester. Photo and biographical sketch. Birth date 8/23/1846, death date 7/19/1922.
Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
- Biographical sketch, George T. Jester, Lieutenant Governor, pp. 2-3.
Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
Military Service Notes
- George Taylor Jester, birth date 8/23/1846 in Illinois, death date 7/19/1922 in Corsicana, Navarro County.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- George T. Jester (1846-1922), Lieutenant Governor of Texas (1895-1999), portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County.
Find a Grave.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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