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Abner Gaines Lipscomb

A.G. Lipscomb
Full Name: Abner Gaines Lipscomb
Birth date: January 16, 1854
Death date: January 26, 1927

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 28th (2) (4) Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • Senate, 27th (1) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(3) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(4) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal .
  • A.G. Lipscomb. Senate Journal .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • A.G. or A.J. Lipscomb, Democrat, lawyer, age 47 in 1903, born in Texas. Card File .
  • Census of 1900 - Abner G. Lipscomb, Waller County, age 46, born August 1854 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Kate. FamilySearch .
  • Abner Gaines Lipscomb (1855-1927), burial in Hempstead Cemetery, Waller County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Volume II, pp. 926-927, 929. Birth date 8/16/1858. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of his father, Y. Gaines Lipscomb, pp. 502-503. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas 1890.
  • Death notice, "Judge Lipscomb Dies at Hempstead Home," 1/27/1927, p. 1. Judge A.G. Lipscomb, death date Wednesday morning, 1/26/1927. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - A.G. Lipscomb, Hempstead, Waller County, lawyer, nativity Texas, age 45, Democrat.
    28th Legislature (1903) - A.J. Lipscomb, Hempstead, Waller County, lawyer, nativity Texas, age 47, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual . 27th
  • Biographical sketch, Abner G. Lipscomb, pp. 59-60. Born 1/16/1854 in Washington County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Waller Co., TX - Cemeteries: Hempstead City Cemetery - Lipscomb, Abner Gaines, 1855-1927, wife Kate Bedell Lipscomb. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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