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George W. Burton

George Burton
Full Name: George W. Burton
Birth date: May 17, 1848
Death date: January 26, 1933

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
(1) District 5 comprised of Panola county; District 6 comprised of Rusk county, p. 39, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 6 represented by G.W. Burton, p. 4. House Journal .
(3) District 5 represented by George W. Burton, p. 368. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, South Carolina, Company B, 2nd Regiment, October 1864 to April 1865. Includes clarification from War Department, Adjutant General, Washington, D.C., to Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, 4/18/1923. G.W. Burton, born about 1848 in Edgefield, South Carolina; death date 1/26/1933 in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958, Pension File No. 38986. Ancestry.com .
  • George W. Burton, birth date 5/17/1848, death date 1/26/1933, interment in Blackjack Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County, including photo of historical marker noting George W. Burton's legislative service from 1915 to 1921. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Historical marker, George W. Burton. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - G.W. Burton, postoffice Henderson, nativity South Carolina, age 69 (born circa 1850), 38 years in Texas, farmer, member of former legislatures: 34th-35th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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