George Bruce Gerald

Full Name: George Bruce Gerald
Date of birth: May 16, 1836
Date of death: January 21, 1914

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Terms of Service top

House District 61
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Legislatures: 22nd (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - George B. Gerald, postoffice Waco, nativity Mississippi, age 54, lawyer, 21 years in Texas. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Judge G.B. Gerald Dies at Home in Waco," and photo, "Prominent Waco Citizen and Veteran of Civil War Who Died Wednesday," 1/22/1914, p. 3. Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary, Judge G.B. Gerald, age 77, "Judge Gerald Dies; His Ashes Will Be Scattered on Gulf," 1/21/1914, pp. 1-2. Member of the 22nd Legislature and McLennan county judge. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, Colonel George Bruce Gerald, Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas, 1880, New York, pp. 152-153. Born in Yazoo, Mississippi. Includes description of military service. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Death Closes Career of Judge G.B. Gerald," The Clifton Record, 1/30/1914, p. 6, crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • George Bruce Gerald, birth date 5/16/1836 in Yazoo, Mississippi (alternate birth date 5/16/1835), death date 1/21/1914 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas. MLB Family Tree; U.S., Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2019 (Confederate States Army, Major, Oakwood Cemetery, Waco); U.S. Military and Naval Academies, Cadet Records and Applications (service date 1887 in West Point, Orange, New York); photo.
  • Confederate States Army, Major, 18th Mississippi Infantry. Military grave marker, George B. Gerald (1835-1914). G.B. Gerald, born 1835, death date 1/21/1914, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, with wife Omega Gerald. Includes information from the Handbook of Waco and McClennan County History and historical marker photo of the Brann-Davis shooting. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - G.B. Gerald, Waco, McLennan County, age 44, born circa 1836 in Mississippi, county judge, wife Omega.
    Census of 1900 - Geo. B. Gerald, McLennan County, age 64, born May 1836 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Omega.
    Census of 1910 - George B. Gerald, Waco, McLennan County, age 74, born circa 1836 in Mississippi, wife Omega. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • GERALD, TX, named for George Bruce Gerald, McLennan county judge. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in historical marker, Brann-Davis Shootings, Waco, McLennan County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
State Asylums  

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