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George U. Mead

Full Name: George U. Mead
Date of birth: 1832
Date of death: June 3, 1894

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Republican Calvert / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Representative apportionment - Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. "Twenty-seventh District - The county of Robertson shall elect two representatives." University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Geo. U. Mead, Calvert, Robertson County, age 48, born circa 1832 in New York, widowed, physician. FamilySearch.
  • G.W. Mead in "Ready to make laws . . . Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • George G. Mead. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Death notice, "Dr. G.U. Mead," The Galveston Daily News, 6/5/1894, p. 1. Death date 6/3/1894, burial in Calvert City Cemetery. "He was a member of the 15th legislature . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • George G. Mead. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.


  • Photograph. G.U. Mead, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Internal Improvements  
Private Land Claims  
Public Health, Vital Statistics, and History of Texas  
State Asylums  

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