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George Bruce Gerald

Full Name: George Bruce Gerald
Birth date: May 16, 1836
Death date: January 21, 1914

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - George B. Gerald, postoffice Waco, nativity Mississippi, age 54, lawyer, 21 years in Texas. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • George Bruce Gerald, birth date 5/16/1836 in Yazoo, Mississippi (alternate birth date 5/16/1835), death date 1/21/1914 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas. MLB Family Tree; U.S., Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2019 (Confederate States Army, Major, Oakwood Cemetery, Waco); U.S. Military and Naval Academies, Cadet Records and Applications (service date 1887 in West Point, Orange, New York); photo. Ancestry.com .
  • Obituary, "Judge G.B. Gerald Dies at Home in Waco," and photo, "Prominent Waco Citizen and Veteran of Civil War Who Died Wednesday," 1/22/1914, p. 3. Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1880 - G.B. Gerald, Waco, McLennan County, age 44, born circa 1836 in Mississippi, county judge, wife Omega.
    Census of 1900 - Geo. B. Gerald, McLennan County, age 64, born May 1836 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Omega.
    Census of 1910 - George B. Gerald, Waco, McLennan County, age 74, born circa 1836 in Mississippi, wife Omega. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1880
  • Confederate States Army, Major, 18th Mississippi Infantry. Military grave marker, George B. Gerald (1835-1914). G.B. Gerald, born 1835, death date 1/21/1914, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, with wife Omega Gerald. Includes information from the Handbook of Waco and McClennan County History and historical marker photo of the Brann-Davis shooting. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Judge G.B. Gerald, age 77, "Judge Gerald Dies; His Ashes Will Be Scattered on Gulf," 1/21/1914, pp. 1-2. Member of the 22nd Legislature and McLennan county judge. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • GERALD, TX, named for George Bruce Gerald, McLennan county judge. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Colonel George Bruce Gerald, Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas, 1880, New York, pp. 152-153. Born in Yazoo, Mississippi. Includes description of military service. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Death Closes Career of Judge G.B. Gerald," The Clifton Record, 1/30/1914, p. 6, crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in historical marker, Brann-Davis Shootings, Waco, McLennan County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
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