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D.W. Burley
Full Name: D. W. Burley
Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Feb 10, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2) (3)   Radical Republican Calvert / Robertson   Freestone, Leon, Robertson

(1) Burley was a Radical Republican. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/10/1870. House Journal.
(3) Radical Republican Association, established 6/4/1870, p. 26. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical information in Alwyn Barr, "Black Legislators of Reconstruction Texas," Volume 32, Number 4, December 1986, pp. 340-352. Civil War History.
  • Biographical sketch. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • BURLEY, D.W. (ca. 1844-?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 5. Included in list of eleven African-American delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1868-1869, Appendix A. Birth year 1844, Appendix D. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Education  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Education  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Education  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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