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George Wythe Baylor
Full Name: George Wythe Baylor
Date of birth: August 24, 1832
Date of death: March 27, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Ysleta / El Paso   Crockett, Edwards, El Paso, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green

(1) Ysleta del Sur Pueblo annexed by El Paso in 1955. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BAYLOR, GEORGE WYTHE (1832-1916). Birth date 8/2/1832, death date 3/17/1916. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, George Wythe Baylor, pp. 104-105. Born 8/24/1832 at Fort Gibson, in the Cherokee Nation. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Death date 3/27/1916. Obituary and photo, "Indian Fighter Is Called to Reward; Col. G.W. Baylor, Veteran of Many Battles, Is Dead," San Antonio Express, Tuesday morning, 3/28/1916, p. 10, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "Colonel George Wythe Baylor . . . died yesterday morning at 9:15 o'clock, aged 83 years." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 2nd Regiment, Arizona Brigade. Military grave marker, George Wythe Baylor, birth date 8/24/1832, death date 3/17/1916, burial in Confederate Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County. Colonel George Wythe Baylor grave marker lists death date 3/24/1916. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly Lt. Col. George Baylor, mentioned in Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W.W. Heartsill for Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life, Day by Day, of the W.P. Lane Rangers from April 19, 1861, to May 20, 1865, 1954.
  • George Wythe Baylor, birth date 8/24/1832, death date 3/24/1916. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 30-31, 84-85, Plate No. 44. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • George Wythe Baylor, birth date 8/24/1832 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, death date 3/27/1916 in San Antonio, Bexar County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Capitol Dedication Arrangements  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvement  
    Memorial Resolution for Hon. B. Rush Plumley  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    New Capitol, Furnishing  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Schools at Agricultural & Mechanical College and Prairie View Normal School  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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