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George Bruce Gerald
Full Name: George Bruce Gerald
Date of birth: 1835
Date of death: January 21, 1914

Terms of Service top
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.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources 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, "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, 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
  • 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 Texas historical marker of the Brann-Davis shooting mentioning Judge George Bruce Gerald. 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.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    State Asylums  
     

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