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Bolivar Jackson Pridgen
Full Name: Bolivar Jackson Pridgen
Date of birth: February 14, 1829
Date of death: February 15, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 24 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Prices Creek / DeWitt   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria

(1) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Roster of members, 12th Legislature, 1870. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • PRIDGEN, BOLIVAR JACKSON (1829-1903). "Republican state senator in the Twelfth Legislature (1869-72)." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 60. History of the Republican Party in Texas 1865-1965, 1965.
  • Biographical sketch taken from The Pridgen Family of St. Mary's Parish, p. 140. Birth date 2/13/1829; death date 2/15/1903, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "'Blessed with Peace!' War's Bitter Aftermath," pp. 102-136. Brush Men and Vigilantes: Civil War Dissent in Texas, 2000.
  • Interment in Thomaston City Cemetery, DeWitt County, TX. Birth date 2/14/1829; death date 2/15/1903. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examine  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Examine Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examine  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
     

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