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George Anthony Staples
Full Name: George Anthony Staples
Date of birth: September 6, 1842
Date of death: July 6, 1889
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889
Edna / Jackson
Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
District 87 composed of Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, and Victoria counties, 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., chapter 13 (Redistricting bill).
General Laws of the State of Texas
"Indoctrinated in the grand old principles of Democracy, he is a zealous friend and member of that party," pp. 179-180.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature
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
- Portrait, signature, and biographical sketch, George A. Staples, pp. 179-180. Born 9/6/1842 in Amherst County, Virginia.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
- Obituary, George A. Staples, Edna, Tex., The Galveston Daily News, 7/8/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "At the time of his death he was county attorney of this county [Jackson]. He was once a member of the legislature, which position he filled acceptably to his constituency." Death date 7/6/1889.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- George Anthony Staples, birth date 9/6/1842, death date 7/6/1889, burial in Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County.
Find a Grave.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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