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Gaines B. Turner

G.B. Turner
Full Name: Gaines B. Turner
Birth date: February 28, 1869
Death date: September 18, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Gaines B. Turner, born February 1869 in Longview, Gregg County, Texas, died 1934 in Longview, parents Romulus George Washington Turner and Elizabeth Virginia Pierce, spouse Emiline Riche "Emma" Levy. Katherine James Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1880 - Ganes Turner, Panola County, age 13, born circa 1866 in Texas, laborer, son of Romulas and Elizabeth Turner.
    Census of 1900 - Gaines B. Turner, Longview, Gregg County, age 31, born February 1869 in Texas, lawyer, wife Emma, sons Gaines L. and George B.
    Census of 1910 - T.B. Turner [G.B. Turner], Tarrant County, age 41, born circa 1869 in Texas, lawyer, wife Emma, sons Gaius L., George, Richard M. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
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  • Gaines B. Turner, birth date 2/28/1869, death date 9/18/1934 in Garrison, Nacogdoches County, residence in Longview, lawyer, wife Emma Turner, father R.G.W. Turner, mother Elizbeth Pierce. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Gaines B. Turner (1867-1934), Mausoleum of the Golden West, Sanctuary of Reverence, Crypt #J-256, Grace Hill Cemetery, Longview, Gregg County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Colorful Career Recalled in Death of Gaines B. Turner," 9/28/1934, p. 16. Gaines B. Turner, "former Fort Worth oil man and attorney . . . came to Fort Worth after several years in the practice of law in Longview." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Death notice, "Funeral Rites of Gaines B. Turner Set for Saturday," 9/20/1934, p. 10. Longview News-Journal .
  • "Hon. Gaines B. Turner, of Longview, was in Henderson this week on account of business in the district court." The Henderson Times, 7/19/1900, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
    Death of Gaines B. Turner reported in Henderson Daily News, 9/23/1934, p. 3, crediting Rusk County Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . September 23, 1934 July 19, 1900
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - G.B. Turner, postoffice Henderson, nativity Texas, age 24 (born circa 1869), lawyer, 24 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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