George Isbell Turnley

Full Name: George Isbell Turnley
Date of birth: August 29, 1840
Date of death: October 23, 1923

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Cold Spring / San Jacinto   Polk, San Jacinto

(1) Coldspring formerly spelled Cold Spring. Cold Spring became the county seat of newly established San Jacinto County in 1870. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) The Texas legislature established San Jacinto County with Coldspring as the county seat on August 13, 1870, out of parts of Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, and Walker counties. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Cold Spring, Polk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Cold Springs. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company G, 10th Alabama Infantry, enlisted 6/4/1861 at Jacksonville, Alabama. George Isbell Turnley, death date 10/23/1923 in Harris County; widow Mrs. Geo. I. Turnley, marriage date 6/11/1878 in San Jacinto County. Pension File Nos. 39316 (George L. Turnley) and 39491 (George Isbell Turnley), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • 10th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers, Army of Northern Virginia, p. 55. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  

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