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George Washington Glasscock, Sr.

G.W. Glasscock
Full Name: George Washington Glasscock, Sr.
Birth date: April 11, 1810
Death date: February 28, 1868

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/28/1868
  • House, 10th Legislature
    11/2/1863 - 8/6/1866
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Portrait, 10th Legislature, Regular Session. House Journal .
  • 10th Legislature, Regular Session, in between pp. 94-95, Illustration of George Washington Glasscock, Sr. House Journal .


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch of colonel George W. Glasscock, Sr., included in sketch of son, Judge George W. Glasscock, Volume II, pp. 719-722. .
  • Photograph and biographical sketch, George W. Glasscock, Sr., Volume IV, pp. 1859-1860. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Black Hawk War, First Lieutenant, Captain J.M. Early's company of volunteers. Texas Army, "a leader of the Texas Revolution . . . part of the army in the fall of 1836 which besieged and captured San Antonio, and again responded to the call for troops early in 1836 and did service in the concluding months of the war." Biographical sketch, George W. Glasscock, Sr., Volume IV, pp. 1859-1860. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Albert H. Glasscock, Volume II, pp. 441-442. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas 1906.
  • George W. Glasscock, birth date 4/11/1810 in Kentucky, death date 2/28/1868, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Includes portrait and historical marker photo. Find a Grave .
  • GLASSCOCK, GEORGE WASHINGTON (1810-1868). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • GLASSCOCK COUNTY named for George W. Glasscock, "a Texas Revolution officer and Texas legislator for whom Georgetown, county seat of Williamson County, was also named." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • GEORGETOWN, TEXAS (Williamson County) named for George Washington Glasscock, "who, with his partner, Thomas B. Huling, donated land for the site." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 70, Number 3, January 1967, pp. 414-423, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Historical markers, George Washington Glasscock, Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County; In Memory of George Washington Glasscock, Sr., Georgetown, Wiliamson County Courthouse, Williamson County; and Glasscock County, Garden City, Glasscock County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) . Glasscock County In Memory of George Washington Glasscock, Sr.
  • George Washington Glasscock

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