William Baxter Pendleton Gaines

Full Name: William Baxter Pendleton Gaines
Date of birth: September 17, 1808
Date of death: May 19, 1891

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Brazoria   Brazoria

Terms of Service top

House District 52
Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857
Legislatures: 6th  
Home City/County: Unknown / Brazoria
Counties in district: Brazoria

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Texas Revolution, Texas Army. United States Army, Mexican War. Confederate States Army, elected Colonel of 2nd Regiment of 16th State Militia Brigade, 8/31/1861. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • William Baxter Pendleton "W.B.P." Gaines, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Includes military records and burial notice from Weekly Democratic Statesman, 5/28/1891. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Colonel W.B.P. Gaines," Evening Tribune (Galveston), 5/28/1891, p. 1, crediting Rosenberg Library. "In 1855-56 he represented Brazoria county in the Legislature." Death date 5/19/1891. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Constitutional Amendments, Select  
Internal Improvements  
Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
Military Affairs  
Public Lands  
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries (Chair) 
Slaves and Slavery  

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