George Posey Humphreys

Full Name: George Posey Humphreys
Other surnames: Humphrey, Humphries
Date of birth: March 21, 1827
Date of death: August 30, 1897

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Bovine / Lavaca   Lavaca

(1) Democrat, p. 139. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(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

Other Resources

  • G.P. Humphreys, birth date 3/21/1827, death date 8/30/1897, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • Lucinda Humphries, mother of George Posey Humphreys, burial in Clear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi. Bio explains variations on spelling of surname. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary (partial), "G.P. Humphreys Dead," The Yoakum Daily Times, 8/31/1897, p. 1, crediting Carl and Mary Welhausen Library. Death date 8/30/1897, "at one time represented Lavaca county in the state legislature."
    Obituary, George P. Humphreys, The Houston Daily Post, 8/31/1897, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Houston, August 31, 1897 Yoakum, August 31, 1897

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Commerce and Manufactures  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Drouth (Drought) Sufferers  
New Capitol, Grounds and Cost of Furnishing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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