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A.C. Prendergast Albert Collins Prendergast
Full Name: Albert Collins Prendergast
Date of birth: February 19, 1853
Date of death: January 6, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

(1) "He is a Democrat, and a strict party man, because he believes that the machinery of government is safe only under Democratic principles and Democratic men," p. 169. 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
  • Obituary, A.C. Prendergast, "Former Judge Appeals Court Dies in Waco," "Well Known Here," 1/10/1922, p. 1. Born at Springfield, near Mexia, Limestone County, on 2/19/1853. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
  • PRENDERGAST, ALBERT COLLINS (1853-1922). Relatives: Davis M'Gee Prendergast, father; Albert C. Prendergast, son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge A.C. Prendergast, Volume II, pp. 823-824. Born 2/19/1853 in Limestone County. A History of Central and Western Texas, 1911.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Albert Collins Prendergast, Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1911-1913; Presiding Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1913-1918. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
  • Biographical sketch, A.C. Prendergast, pp. 169-170. Born near Springfield, Limestone County, on 2/19/1853. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Obituary, A.C. Prendergast, "Judge Dies at His Home Here: Was Court of Criminal Appeals Justice Seven Years," 1/7/1922, p. 1. Born 1852. Waco News-Tribune.
  • Other Resources
  • Death notice, W.A. Kincaid and A.C. Prendergast, "Kincaid and Prendergast Former Law Partners," 1/8/1922, p. 6. Dallas Morning News.
  • Judge A.C. Prendergast, birth date 2/19/1852, death date 1/6/1922 in Waco, McLennan County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Albert C. Prendergast (1853-1922), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.C. Prendergast, Texas Jurists Collection
  • 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
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Judge Frank Willis, Investigation of Charges  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Private Land Claims  

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