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George W. White George Walton White
Full Name: George Walton White
Date of birth: March 12, 1849
Date of death: March 11, 1943

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Dew / Freestone   Freestone
H 59 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Dew / Freestone   Freestone
(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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 48th Legislature, R.S., HSR 176, 3/22/1943, p. 1072. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • George Walton White, Democrat, stockman and farmer, age 43 in 1891, born in Alabama. Card File.
  • George Walton White, Texas State Legislator (1889 and 1891), interment in Compton Cemetery, Dew, Freestone County. Cemeteries of Texas, 2000.
  • George Walton White, birth date 3/12/1849 in Uchee, Alabama; death date 3/11/1943 in Dew, Freestone County, Texas; interment in Compton Cemetery, Freestone County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs of the W.S. Compton home in Dew, Texas, including one of the family of George Walton White and Mattie Compton White. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George W. White, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George W. White, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). 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
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Building and Grounds  
    State Asylums  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Claims and Accounts  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Incorporation Laws  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Town and City Corporations  

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