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G.T. Jackson George Turner Jackson
Full Name: George Turner Jackson
Date of birth: October 1, 1851
Date of death: August 23, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Unknown / Burleson   Burleson, Lee
(1) GAUSE, TX. "Gause is on U.S. Highway 79 and the Missouri Pacific line sixteen miles southeast of Cameron in eastern Milam County." Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, George T. Jackson, pp. 790-791. Member of the Legislature, farmer and citizen of Burleson County; born 10/1/1851 in Scott County, Mississippi; married Miss Thomas L. Lovelace 12/23/1883, children William R. and Ruby T. Jackson. History of Texas Together With a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties., 1893.
  • Obituary, "Died at Humble," Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Texas), Friday, 8/27/1920, p. 2, crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library. "The remains of Geo. T. Jackson, formerly of this county, who died at the home of his daughter at Humble Monday night [8/23/1920], arrived here Tuesday at noon . . . " Son Will of North Texas and daughter Ruby P. Lanier of Humble. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • George Turner Jackson, born 10/1/1851 in Mississippi, died Aug. 1920 in Texas, according to Enzor, Evers, Palmer, Cohron, Atkinson, Watters, Hudgens, Courtney, Smith Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - George T. Jackson, Burleson County, age 28, born circa 1852 in Mississippi, single, farmer, son of Wm. B. and Virginia C. Jackson.
    George Turner Jackson and Tommie Louise Lovelace, parents of Ruby Pearl Jackson, birth date 5/25/1888 in Gause, Milam County.
    Census of 1900 - George T. Jackson, Burleson County, age 48, born October 1851 in Mississippi, farmer, wife Tammie L.
    Census of 1910 - George T. Jackson, Burleson County, age 58, born circa 1852 in Mississippi, widowed, farmer, living in household of daughter Ruby P. Lanier and Warren Lanier.
    Census of 1920 - George T. Jackson, Harris County, age 68, born circa 1852 in Mississippi, widowed, retired farmer, living in household of daughter Ruby P. Lanier and Warren Lanier. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • George T. Jackson (1857-1921), interment in Hix, Burleson County, with spouse Tommie L. Jackson (1861-1900). Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - G.T. Jackson, postoffice Gause [Milam County], nativity Mississippi, age 41 (born circa 1852), farmer, 41 years in Texas, Democrat, counties composing district: Burleson and Lee. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.T. Jackson, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.T. Jackson, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
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