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George F. Alford George Frederick Alford
Full Name: George Frederick Alford
Date of birth: August 4, 1836
Date of death: November 13, 1907

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Aug 8, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3)     Sumpter / Trinity   Anderson, Houston, Trinity
H 11 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Newport / Trinity   Anderson, Houston, Trinity
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Sumpter, a ghost town five miles east of Groveton in central Trinity County, served as the first seat of government after the county was established in February 1850. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. George F. Alford sworn 8/8/1866, p. 10. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Adjutant General on the staff of Gen. Hamilton P. Bee. Biographical sketch, pp. 145-146. Birth date 8/14/1836 in New Madrid, Missouri. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Other Resources
  • Gen. George Frederick Alford, birth date 8/4/1836 in New Madrid, Missouri; death date 11/13/1907; obituary from Rains County Leader, November 1907; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George F. Alford, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Indian Affairs  
    Penitentiary  
    Texas State Penitentiary  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Slaves and Slavery  
     

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