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Turner Lundy Green

Full Name: Turner Lundy Green
Other surnames: Greene
Birth date: January 12, 1813
Death date: March 10, 1876

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 8th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    3/18/1861 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
     
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) "In 1861 Green revived his political career for a brief nine-month term in the state Senate of the Eighth Texas Legislature. He was appointed to this position after the resignation of Martin D. Hart." Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Turner L. Greene succeeded Martin D. Hart, resigned 2/26/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • T.L. Green in 6th Legislature. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Turner Lundy Green, birth date 1/23/1812 in Williamson County, Tennessee; death date 3/10/1876 in Hopkins County, Texas. Turner Lundy Green lived in Bonham before moving to Sulphur Springs. Interment Old City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs. Descendants of Thomas Cross Christmas of Virginia 1997.
  • Census of 1860 - T.L. Greene, Bonham, Fannin County, age 45, born circa 1815 in Tennessee, lawyer, daughters Mary, Laura, Blanche (age 9), Emma, and Henrietta. FamilySearch .
  • Turner Lundy Green, birth date 1/23/1812, death date 3/10/1876, burial in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Find a Grave .
  • GREEN, TURNER LUNDY (1813–1876). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • T.L. Green in 6th Legislature, House; Turner L. Greene in 8th Legislature, Senate. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Death notice, Gen. T.L. Green of Hopkins County, "an old citizen of this city," Galveston Daily News, 3/23/1876, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Gen. Turner L. Green, "Bonham 52 Years Ago," The Daily Favorite (Bonham, Texas), 3/2/1909, p. 4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in obituary of John Kelly Milam, husband of Blanche Green Milam. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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