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Edward Bradford Pickett

E.B. Pickett
Full Name: Edward Bradford Pickett
Birth date: 1823
Death date: January 26, 1882

Terms of Service

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD (1823-1882). Pickett was elected as a Democrat to the state Senate in the general election of 1869 and served during the Twelfth and Thirteenth sessions of the legislature. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Absent on opening day, p. 4. Qualified on 2/21/1870, p. 31. House Journal .
(4) Isaiah Junker, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Edward B. Pickett, resigned 3/1/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(6) 12th Legislature - party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .
(7) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Col. Edward Bradford Pickett, born 1823, death date 1/21/1882, portrait and biographical sketch, interment in Liberty City Cemetery, Liberty County. Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Company I, 25th Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Edward B. Pickett. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and tribute from Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas Board of Directors [Texas A&M] dated 1/27/1882. "The late Hon. E.B. Pickett [extract from Minutes of Faculty]," 1/31/1882, p. 3. No mention of date of death. Galveston Daily News .
  • PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD (1823-1882). Died 1/26/1882. Handbook of Texas Online .
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