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DeWitt Clinton Giddings

D.J. Giddings
Full Name: DeWitt Clinton Giddings
Birth date: January 27, 1863
Death date: November 27, 1927

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • D.C. Giddings, death date 11/27/1927 in Brenham, Washington County, banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Dewitt Clinton Giddings, photo, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, D.C. Giddings, pp. 95-96. Governors Who Have Been, and Other Public Men of Texas 1921.
  • Biographical sketch, Dewitt Clinton Giddings, Volume II, p. 881. Birth date 1/27/1863 in Brenham, marriage to Carrie Bassett 1884. "For a number of years he has served as chairman of the county Democratic executive committee, and was elected in 1895 and served one term in the twenty-fourth legislature . . . " Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • David C. Giddings, Jr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Photos and biographical sketches of the Giddings Family, including Jabez Demming Giddings, member of the 11th Legislature, pp. 64-70, and D.C. Giddings, member of the 24th Legislature, pp. 79-82. Col. D.C. Giddings "admitted his son, DeWitt Clinton Giddings, to copartnership" of law firm, p. 75. Relatives: Jabez Demming Giddings - uncle, DeWitt Clinton Giddings - nephew. The History of Brenham and Washington County 1915.
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