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Claiborne Caleb Herbert
Full Name: Claiborne Caleb Herbert
Date of birth: 1814
Date of death: July 5, 1867

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 32 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 4, 1861 7th (3) (4)   8th (1) (2)     Columbus / Colorado   Austin, Colorado, Fayette

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 8th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators (holdover senators), 11/7/1859, p. 4. Senate Journal.
(3) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment called by Districts, oath of office administered, 11/2/1857, p. 1. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HERBERT, CLAIBORNE C. (ca. 1814-1867). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 150, Plate No. 63. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Mexican War Veteran. burial in Reels Bend Cemetery, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • Captain of home guard at Eagle Lake in Civil War; Colonel and aide-de-camp, 10th District, Milam, Burleson, Washington, Austin, and Colorado counties. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Claiborne Caleb Herbert, born c. 1814, death date 7/5/1867, son of Nathaniel and Clarissa (Jones) Herbert, Mexican War Veteran. Interment in Reels Bend Cemetery, Colorado County. Colorado County Cemetery Records, 2009.
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Indian Affairs  
    Ways and Means for the Protection of the Frontier, Select  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Failed Crops  
    Indian Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 

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