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Alexander Gregg Alexander White Gregg
Full Name: Alexander White Gregg
Date of birth: January 31, 1855
Date of death: April 30, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt
(1) 2-year term; filled unexpired term of Constantine Kilgore. Senate Journal.
(2) Constantine Kilgore resigned 10/23/1885. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 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) 20th Legislature - Listed as new member in roll call, 1/11/1887, p. 1: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor, to-wit:.." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, historical marker at Home of Congressman and Mrs. Alexander W. Gregg (1855-1919). Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Biographical sketch, p. 365. Born 1/31/1854. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Alexander White Gregg, U.S. Congressman and Member of Texas State Legislature, grave marker lists birth date 1/31/1855, death date 4/30/1919, interment in Palestine City Cemetery, Anderson County. Find a Grave.
  • GREGG, Alexander White (1855-1919). Representative, TX. Born 1/31/1855. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • GREGG, ALEXANDER WHITE (1854-1919). Born 1/31/1854. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Alexander Gregg, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Enrolled Bills  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  

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