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Anderson Floyd Crawford Anderson Floyd Crawford
Full Name: Anderson Floyd Crawford
Date of birth: January 29, 1829
Date of death: January 10, 1867

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Nov 4, 1861 - Jan 14, 1862 9th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)     Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
H 30 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Jasper / Jasper   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
(1) Resigned Senate seat in late 1861. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) James W. Andres, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Anderson F. Crawford, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the short term" (two years). Senate Journal.
(4) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/4/1861, p. 1. Listed in roll of Senators who "presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
(5) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Senator Crawford of Jasper still in the Senate as of Monday, 1/13/1862, p. 267, when he made motion to amend resolution to adjourn sine die. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • CRAWFORD, ANDERSON FLOYD (1829-1867). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Biographical sketch and resignation of John H. Burnett of Crockett in February 1862 to command the 13th Texas Cavalry; biographical sketch of Anderson F. Crawford, who also resigned to become Burnett's colonel, p. 6. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 13th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Anderson F. Crawford. Texans in the Civil War.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Anderson Floyd Crawford, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Privileges and Elections  
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Court of Claims  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Internal Improvement  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Slaves and Slavery  
     

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