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George Clapp Greer

Geo. C. Greer
Full Name: George Clapp Greer
Birth date: April 24, 1862
Death date: May 7, 1920

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 26th (1) & 25th (2) (3) Legislatures
    1/18/1897 - 1/8/1901
(1) 26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(2) p. 31, 1/18/1897, "Chair laid before Senate a certified copy of the constitutional oath as administered to Senator Greer...excused from attendance on the Senate from beginning of the session until next Thursday"; "notice of qualification" in index. Senate Journal .
(3) Not listed in First Day 1/12/1897 roll of Senators-elect, p. 1, or Second Day roll call, 1/13/1897. First mention of Greer is Absent, Third Day, 1/14/1897, p. 5. 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 .


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, George C. Greer, Volume III, p. 1593. Born 1862 in San Augustine County. Moved to Beaumont in May 1896 and to Dallas in May 1914; served in state senate of the 25th and 26th Legislatures. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Obituary, "Prominent Texas Attorney Is Dead: George C. Greer, General Counsel of Magnolia Company, Dies in Baltimore," 5/8/1920, p. 2. Death date 5/7/1920 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dallas Morning News .
  • George Clapp Greer (1862-1920), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Judge George Clapp Greer, Dallas, Dies in Baltimore," 5/8/1920, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, George C. Greer, pp. 46-47. Born 4/24/1862 in San Augustine County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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