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Eugene Victor Giles

Eugene V. Giles
Full Name: Eugene Victor Giles
Birth date: February 16, 1880
Death date: June 29, 1974

Terms of Service

  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Eugene Victor Giles, 7/2/1974, p. 37. "A member of the Texas 41st Legislature . . . Eugene Giles and his sister, Miss Laura, some 18 years ago gave the Austin Heritage Society 67 acres of land . . . to become a Pioneer Settlers' Memorial Park." Austin American-Statesman .
  • Book review of Kingdom Come! Kingdom Go!, by M. Jourdan Atkinson and Eugene V. Giles, Volume 19, Issue 2, October 1981, pp. 80-81. "Kingdom Come! Kingdom Go! was born from the memoirs of Eugene Victor Giles, farmer, merchant, and state legislator from Walnut Grove, Texas. Upon his death in Austin in 1974 at the age of 94, Eugene V. Giles left his notes and papers to his cousin, M. Jourdan Atkinson . . . " East Texas Historical Journal .
  • Eugene Victor Giles, birth date 2/16/1880 in Austin, death date 6/29/1974 in Austin, Travis County, landlord/rentals, father W.L. Giles, mother Sarah Ann Jourdan. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Eugene Victor Giles, birth date 2/16/1880, death date 6/29/1974, portrait, burial in Jourdan-Giles Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Gilesburg Post Office was established in 1899 with Eugene Giles as postmaster. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/9/1929, Sec. 2, p. 6. Houston Post-Dispatch .
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