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L.B. Camp

L.B. Camp
Full Name: Little Berry "L.B." Camp
Birth date: May 4, 1806
Death date: August 24, 1880

Terms of Service

  • House, 12th (3) (4) Legislature
    2/9/1870 - 1/14/1873
     
  • House, 8th (2) Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 4th (1) Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 11/7/1853
     
(1) Election of 1851 - Democratic candidates William T. Scott, Dr. Joseph Taylor, and L.D. Camp of Upshur County (possibly L.B. Camp), pp. 162, 164. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
(2) Camp served as a delegate to the Secession Convention, but he, along with James Webb Throckmorton, was one of only eight delegates to vote against secession. Little Berry Camp remained a Unionist throughout the Civil War. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal .
(4) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. L.B. Camp, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Other Resources

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