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Erasmus Giles Collier

Full Name: Erasmus Giles Collier
Birth date: 1802
Death date: 1858

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Collier, age 50, native state Virginia, emigrated from Alabama in 1846, farmer, postoffice Montgomery, Montgomery County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Erasmus Giles Collier, born 12/18/1802 in Virginia, died 12/18/1858 in Montgomery County, Texas. Collier Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1850 - E.G. Collier, Montgomery, Montgomery County, age 48, born circa 1802 in Virginia, hotel keeper, living in household with Sinai Collier. FamilySearch .
  • COLLIER, ERASMUS GILES (1802-1858). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Included on list of "Texas Whigs Named in Newspapers and Identified From the Census of 1850," in "The Whig Party of Texas in the Elections of 1848 and 1852," The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 73, Number 1, pp. 30-33, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • "Hon. E.G. Collier has broken his leg and his recovery is doubtful." The Texas State Times (Austin, Texas), 2/10/1855, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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