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Gilford Clesley Clegg
Full Name: Gilford Clesley Clegg
Date of birth: October 12, 1858
Date of death: April 11, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Trinity / Trinity   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
H 54 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Trinity / Trinity   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
(1) Montgomery County. House Journal.
(2) Trinity, Trinity County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) G.C. Clegg, Trinity. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Home county, Trinity. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Gilford C. Clegg, Trinity County, merchant, born circa 1859 in Florida. Census records include variant spellings of first name: Guilford in 1900, Guylford in 1910, and Gilford in 1920. FamilySearch.
  • Guilford Chesley Clegg (G.C. Clegg on grave marker), birth date 10/12/1858, death date 4/11/1929, interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Trinity, Trinity County, with spouse Virginia H. Clegg Find a Grave.
  • Gilford C. Clegg. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Virginia Harris Barnes married Guilford Clesley Clegg on 3/13/1879. Guilford Clegg was born 10/12/1858 in Sewanee River, FL., he died 4/11/1929 in Trinity, TX. "Descendants of Benjamin Bryan Barnes," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Claims and Accounts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
     

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