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George Washington Hill
Full Name: George Washington Hill
Date of birth: April 22, 1814
Date of death: May 29, 1860

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (1) (2)     Spring Hill / Navarro   Henderson, Limestone, Navarro
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/3/1851, p. 3. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by Districts, the following gentlemen appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 102, physician. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • HILL, GEORGE WASHINGTON (1814-1860). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketches, pp. 210-211. "There was a large number of doctors in the legislature - twenty-two, according to Travis County annalist Brown, with at least two of these in the Senate (George W. Hill and Marion DeKalb Taylor), to be joined by a third toward the close of the session.". The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Apportionment  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Comptroller and Treasurer, Examine  
    Militia  
    Peters' Colony, Governor's Message, Select (Co-Chair) 
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
     

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