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George Pickett George Bibb Pickett
Full Name: George Bibb "Bible" Pickett
Date of birth: July 9, 1832
Date of death: July 2, 1914

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Cooke, Denton, Wise
H 45 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise
H 52 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Clay, Montague, Wise
H 52 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Clay, Montague, Wise
H 21 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Collin, Denton, Wise
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • PICKETT, GEORGE BIBB (1832-1914). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, George B. Pickett. Birth date 7/9/1833. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch and photos, Col. George Bible Pickett, pp. 242-243. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads - Twenty Years of Intrepid History, 1907.
  • Biography, pp. 121-122. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biography, p. 266. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 15th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, George B. Pickett. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Col. George B. "Bible" Pickett, birth date 7/9/1832, death date 7/2/1914, inscription: LIEUT COL 15 TX CAV Conferderate States Army - (5 time state legislator), interment in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Pickett, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Pickett, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Pickett, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Pickett, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. George Pickett, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Absence of Member, Officers and Employees of the House, Investigate  
    Alamo Monument  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Mining and Minerals  
    Reports of the Supreme and Appellate Courts, Investigate  
    State Affairs  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Engrossed Bills  
    Indian Affairs  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts, Select (Chair) 
    Land Forgeries  
    Land Frauds  
    Military Affairs  
    Printing  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Surveyors, Election and Compensation of  
    Education  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
     

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