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George Matthews George Matthews
Full Name: George W. Matthews
Date of birth: March 8, 1827
Date of death: March 28, 1907

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Garden Valley / Smith   Smith, Upshur
H 33 Feb 2, 1862 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1)     Garden Valley / Collin   Collin, Grayson

(1) George W. Matthews, in special election 12/6/1861, sworn 2/2/1862, succeeded James M. Head, reported to have died en route to Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, G.W. Matthews, M.D., Volume III, May 1907-April 1908, p. 33. Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.
  • Interment in Garden Valley Cemetery, Smith County, TX; birth date 3/8/1827; death date 3/28/1907. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Matthews, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Claims and Accounts  
    Federal Relations  
    Sanitary Legislation  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Confederate Relations  
    Enrolled Bills  

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