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Gaston Palmer Gaston Palmer
Full Name: Elias Gaston Palmer
Date of birth: November 23, 1878
Date of death: March 20, 1948

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, R.S., HCR 130. Age 70 at death. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Elias Gaston Palmer, birth date 11/23/1878, death date 3/20/1948. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Gaston Palmer, birth date 11/23/1878, death date 3/20/1948, interment in Hopewell Cemetery, Normangee, Leon County. Includes reprint of obituary in Normangee Star, 3/26/1948: "Mr. Palmer was former state representative from Leon and Madison counties. He served in the state legislature in that capacity until 1939." Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his daughter, Eugenia Jean Palmer Parsons, 1/7/2009. Palestine Herald-Press.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gaston Palmer, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gaston Palmer, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gaston Palmer, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Banks and Banking  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    School Districts  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Penitentiaries  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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