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Jesse Green Burney

J.G. Burney
Full Name: Jesse Green Burney
Birth date: May 10, 1864
Death date: May 13, 1946

Terms of Service

  • House, 25th (3) Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
  • House, 24th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
(1) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Jesse Green Burney, 5/14/1946, p. 13. Austin Statesman .
  • Jesse Green Burney, birth date 5/10/1864, death date 5/13/1946, burial in Oakwood Cemetery Annex, Austin, with spouse Mary A. Vann Burney (1862-1950), marriage certificate of Jesse G. Burney and Mary A. Vann, 8/12/1885 in Kerr County. Find a Grave . Jesse Green Burney Mary A. Vann Burney
  • Biographical sketch, Burney family, pp. 294-302. Robert H. Burney, state senator and district judge (known as "Judge of the Hill Country"), born 10/22/1854 in McNairy County, Tennessee, died 4/2/1926. Jesse Burney, born 5/10/1864, served in Texas Legislature for four years, died in 1946. Burney pioneer family portrait. Relatives: Judge Robert H. Burney and Jesse G. Burney - brothers, both sons of Hance McCain Burney and Mary Tatum Burney (pp. 294-295) Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1976 1975.
  • Obituary, Jesse G. Burney, 5/16/1946, p. 10. Kerrville Mountain Sun .
  • Biographical sketch, J.G. Burney, pp. 105-106. Born 5/10/1864 in Kerr County, married Mary Vann 8/12/1885, Populist. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Jesse Green Burney, pp. 293, 298, 304, 305, 315, and 375. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism 2020.
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