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George Slaughter
Full Name: George H. Slaughter
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Tyler / Smith Speaker Pro Tem, 5/10/1871.   Smith, Upshur
(1) Evans was elected speaker in the 12th Legislature, Provisional Session, 2/10/1870, and elected speaker again in the 12th Legislature Regular Session, 1/10/1871. Evans continued in office until 5/10/1871, when a resolution declared the office vacant. Slaughter was appointed speaker pro tempore and Sinclair elected to succeed Evans the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
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Committee Informationtop
12th Adjourned - 1871
Immigration (Chair) 
Impeachment of Judge J.W. Oliver, Select  
Private Land Claims  
12th R.S. - 1871
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
State Affairs  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Conduct of Comptroller A. Bledsoe, Select Committee (Chair) 
Division of the State, Select (Chair) 
Finance (Chair) 
Judiciary  
 

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