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Bluford Brown Bluford Brown
Full Name: Bluford Washington Brown
Date of birth: January 31, 1831
Date of death: February 9, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Smith
H 6 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Smith, Upshur
H 6 Jan 17, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (2)   Democrat Longview / Upshur   Smith, Upshur
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Bluford W. Brown, sworn 1/17/1873, took the seat of Edward Sharp, withdrew from election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BROWN, BLUFORD WASHINGTON (1832-1890). Birth date 1/31/1832, death 1890. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography, Bluford Washington Brown, pp. 256-257. Birth date 1/31/1832. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain and Commander, Company G, 44th Alabama Infantry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Bluford Washington Brown, birth date 1/31/1831 on grave marker, death date 2/9/1897, photos, interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bluford Brown, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Bluford Brown, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bluford Brown, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Finance  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Sunday Law  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
    Late Honorable Louis Frankee, Assassination  
     

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