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George Washington Garrett

George W. Garrett
Full Name: George Washington Garrett
Birth date: May 28, 1865
Death date: November 30, 1922

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th (3) (4) Legislature
    Elected but never sworn
    Democrat
  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 11/30/1922
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (2) (5) (6) Legislature
    5/20/1920 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
(1) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American .
(2) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal .
(3) 38th Legislature - Garrett elected, but never sworn. Died before taking oath of office, p. 223 . House Journal .
(4) Ludd W. Harris, sworn 1/11/1923, succeeded George W. Garrett, member-elect, died 11/30/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) George W. Garrett, in special election 2/14/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Mark L. Wiginton, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Birth date 5/28/1865, "Limbs and Branches of the Smith Family Tree," Ancestry.com .
  • Birth date 5/29/1865; death date 11/30/1922, "Bell Springs Cemetery," Ancestry.com .
  • George Washington Garrett - birth date 5/28/1865; death date 11/30/1922, FamilySearch .
  • Accidental death of George Garrett and subsequent election of Ludd Harris mentioned in "Legislative Side Lights," 1/15/1923, p. 2. Port Arthur News .
  • Biographical sketch lists birth date of 5/28/1865; interment in Bell Springs Cemetery, Hill County, TX; "The Alabama McClungs," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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