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George William Dayton

Geo. W. Dayton
Full Name: George William Dayton
Birth date: September 29, 1867
Death date: November 12, 1944

Terms of Service

(1) 35th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916, oath of office administered, 1/9/1917, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal .
(2) 36th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/14/1919, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - George W. Dayton, Gainesville, Cooke County, age 52, born in Illinois, industry: state senate. FamilySearch .
  • George William Dayton, birth date 9/29/1867 in Illinois, death date 11/12/1944 in Medina, Bandera County, interment in Gainesville, Cooke County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • George W. Dayton (1867-1944), burial in Valley View Cemetery, Cooke County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Free Library Bill Author, Former Cooke Judge Dies," source unknown, 11/13/1944. Died Monday, 11/13/1944, in Medina, Texas. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," The Houston Post, 3/22/1917, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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