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L.B. Camp L.B. Camp
Full Name: Little Berry "L.B." Camp
Date of birth: May 4, 1806
Date of death: August 24, 1880

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican St. Mary's of Aransas / Refugio   Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
H 70 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (3)     Pleasanton / Atascosa   Bexar
H 56 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (4)     Gilead / Upshur   Harrison, Upshur
(1) 12th Provisional Legislature - Camp qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870, p. 7. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
(3) Camp served as a delegate to the Secession Convention, but he, along with James Webb Throckmorton, was one of only eight delegates to vote against secession. Little Berry Camp remained a Unionist throughout the Civil War. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) Election of 1851 - Democratic candidates William T. Scott, Dr. Joseph Taylor, and L.D. Camp of Upshur County (possibly L.B. Camp), pp. 162, 164. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • CAMP, LITTLE BERRY [L.B.] (1806-1880). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Also served as Representative in Georgia Legislature. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. L.B. Camp, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Comptroller Misconduct  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Finance  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Division of the State, Select  
    Finance  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Fourteenth and Fifteenth U.S. Constitutional Amendments, Passage of  
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Joint Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Debt  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Apportionment  
     

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