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Giles Cotton

Giles Cotton
Full Name: Giles Cotton
Birth date: 1814
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 12th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Legislature
    2/10/1870 - 1/14/1873
     
(1) Calvert is in west central Robertson County. In 1870, as part of the Reconstruction political maneuvering in Robertson County, Calvert replaced Owensville as county seat. Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/10/1870. House Journal .
(3) Silas J. Cotton. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Calvert, Robertson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .
(6) Silas J. Cotton. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(7) Leon County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(8) Radical Republican Association, established 6/4/1870, p. 26. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898 2016.

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