Augustus McKinney Carter
Full Name: Augustus McKinney Carter
Date of birth: February 4, 1848
Date of death: February 5, 1909
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 16, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Fort Worth / Tarrant
Jack, Parker, Tarrant, Wise
2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
22nd Legislature - 1/14/1891, p. 5. Seats formerly occupied by Townsend, Kimbrough & Burney were reserved for them, seat formerly occupied by his predecessor was reserved for Carter, those Sens. being absent. Kimbrough indefinitely excused.
22nd Legislature - Fourth Day, 1/16/1891, p. 31. Senator Carter appeared before the president's desk and took the oath.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary and photo, Judge Augustus M. Carter, 2/6/1909, p. 4.
Fort Worth Record and Register.
- Obituary, Judge Augustus M. Carter, 2/5/1909, p. 2. Death date Friday morning, 2/5/1909. "During 1891 and 1892 he represented this district with distinction in the State senate. He promoted the bill creating the Forty-eighth district court and was largely instrumental in securing the location of the court of civil appeals for the Second judicial district for Fort Worth."
Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, Augustus McKinney Carter, pp. 188-190. Born 2/4/1848 in Panola County, married Frederika Tally 6/22/1872 at Carthage.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
- A.M. Carter, death date 2/5/1909 in Tarrant County, age 61.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Augustus McKinney Carter (1848-1909), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes obituary in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2/5/1909.
Find a Grave.
A.M. Carter, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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