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Stephen Augustus Venters

Stephen Venters
Full Name: Stephen Augustus Venters
Birth date: June 27, 1822
Death date: March 12, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
    Democrat
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Stephen A. Venters, Denton County, age 48, born circa 1822 in North Carolina, dry goods merchant, living in household with Mary L. and Jefferson D. Venters.
    Census of 1880 - Stephen A. Veters [Venters], Denton County, age 58, born circa 1822 in North Carolina, Representative to Legislature of Tex, wife Mary L., son Jefferson D. FamilySearch . 1880 1870
  • S.A. Venters, birth date 6/27/1822, death date 3/12/1881, grave marker photo and burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County. Find a Grave .
  • VENTERS, STEPHEN AUGUSTUS (1822-1881). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • S.A. Venters, portrait and biographical sketch, birth date 6/27/1822, death date 3/12/1881, p. 28; elected to Legislature in 1874, pp. 121-122. History and Reminiscences of Denton County 1918.
  • S.A. Venters, chief justice (county judge), August 1856, p. 64; postmaster at New Alton in 1851, pp. 66-67; and county judge, pp. 76 and 193. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960 1978.
  • Biographical sketch, Stephen Augustus Venters, pp. 265-266. Birth date 6/27/1833 in Pitt County, North Carolina. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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