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Augustus James Booty

Augustus J. Booty
Full Name: Augustus James "Gus" Booty
Birth date: April 29, 1840
Death date: July 8, 1930

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
  • House, 12th (1) (2) Legislature
    2/21/1870 - 1/14/1873
(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/21/1870, p. 45. House Journal .
(2) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, Company in Third Regiment, Texas Volunteer Cavalry, Colonel M.F. Locke commanding. Augustus J. Booty, enlisted 9/16/1861 at Camp Flournoy, Wood County. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com .
  • August James Booty (1840-1930), burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Includes photo, biographical sketch. Find a Grave .
  • BOOTY, AUGUSTUS JAMES (1840-1930). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "Judge A.J. Booty Passes in 91st Year," The Tyler Journal, 7/11/1930, p.1. Birth date 4/29/1840. "After the war he returned to Texas and entered into a prominent career as a legislator, making his home for most of his active life at Carthage and serving his judicial district for many years as District Judge." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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