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Samuel Augustus Maverick

Samuel Augustus Maverick
Full Name: Samuel Augustus Maverick, Sr.
Birth date: July 23, 1803
Death date: September 2, 1870

Terms of Service

(1) Listed in "Senators holding over: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(2) 6th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/5/1855, p. 2. Senate Journal .
(3) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators (holdover Senator), 11/2/1857, pp. 1, 4. Senate Journal .
(4) 7th Legislature - Listed in "large cadre of returning senators," p. 276. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, p. 135. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • MAVERICK, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS (1803-1870). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • MAVERICK COUNTY named for Samuel A. Maverick. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain 1965.
  • "Who You Callin' a Maverick?", 10/5/2008. New York Times .
  • Mentioned as candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1857 (Francis Lubbock won election). State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 2/28/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Champion of Underdogs Was S.A. Icon," 1/29/2003. Relatives: Samuel Maverick - great-grandfather, Maury Maverick, Jr. - great-grandson. San Antonio Express-News .
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Samuel Augustus Maverick, Sr. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 259-260. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.
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