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Gary Bonner Sanford

Gary B. Sanford
Full Name: Gary Bonner Sanford
Birth date: June 30, 1890
Death date: December 21, 1966

Terms of Service

  • House, 39th (5) (6) (10) Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 38th (4) (7) (11) Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
  • House, 37th (1) (2) (3) (8) (9) (12) Legislature
    5/6/1922 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
(1) District 6 composed of the county of Rusk, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Census of 1920 - Gary Sanford listed in the Charles E. Sanford household in Arlam [incorporated place: voting precinct 26, Caledonia], Rusk County. FamilySearch .
(3) TIMPSON, TEXAS. "Timpson is on the Southern Pacific Railroad at the junction of U.S. highways 87, 84, and 59, fifteen miles northwest of Center in northwestern Shelby County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(4) Timpson. House Journal .
(5) Timpson. House Journal .
(6) Timpson, Rusk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) Timpson, Rusk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(8) Timpson, Rusk County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(9) Gary B. Sanford, in special election 5/6/1922, succeeded Lumpkin Webb, died after 2nd Called Session [sic]. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(10) Garrison. Texas Legislative Manual .
(11) Garrison. Texas Legislative Manual .
(12) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 38th and 39th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Thomas Smith Garrison biographical sketch, pp. 1410-1411. Relatives: Caleb Garrison and Thomas Smith Garrison - brothers. Relatives: Thomas Smith Garrison - grandfather; Gary Bonner Sanford [son of Adele Bonner Garrison Sanford] - grandson. Relatives: Caleb Garrison - great-uncle; Gary Bonner Sanford - great-nephew. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Gary Bonner Sanford, birth date 6/30/1890 in Timpson, Texas; death date 12/21/1966 in Jasper County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Gary B. Sanford, birth date 6/30/1890, death date 12/21/1966, interment in Caledonia Cemetery, Caledonia, Rusk County. Find a Grave .
  • Calculated relationship based on James Freeborn Garrison, Susan Mandeville Garrison, and Edgar Hubbard Carter family group sheets. Relatives: Edgar Hubbard Carter and Gary Bonner Sanford - cousins once removed. Garrison-Logan Family History & Genealogy 2001. Garrison-Logan Family History & Genealogy
  • Garrison-Logan Family History & Genealogy
  • In 1898, Sanford's maternal grandfather helped to establish a settlement between Timpson and Carthage; the new town was named Gary, Texas, "in honor of Garrison's grandson." Handbook of Texas Online .
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