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Bluford Washington Brown

B.W. Brown
Full Name: Bluford Washington Brown
Birth date: January 31, 1831
Death date: February 9, 1897

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
  • House, 14th Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
    Democrat
  • House, 13th (2) Legislature
    1/17/1873 - 1/13/1874
    Democrat
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Bluford W. Brown, sworn 1/17/1873, took the seat of Edward Sharp, withdrew from election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • B.W. Brown, birth date 1/31/1831, death date 2/9/1897, photos, burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg County. Find a Grave .
  • BROWN, BLUFORD WASHINGTON (1831-1897). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain and Commander, Company G, 44th Alabama Infantry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, Hon. B.W. Brown, Longview, Tex., Feb. 9, The Galveston Daily News, 2/12/1897, p. 5, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Brown was "the first representative of Gregg county when it was organized in 1874, and a member of Thirteenth and Fourteenth Legislatures." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Bluford Washington Brown, pp. 256-257. Birth date 1/31/1832. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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