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David Campbell Van Derlip

Full Name: David Campbell Van Derlip
Other surnames: Vanderlip
Birth date: December 15, 1812
Death date: February 24, 1856

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 3rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 20th Senatorial District comprised of Bexar, Guadalupe, and Comal Counties. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) San Antonio, Bexar County. With the Makers of San Antonio: Genealogies of the Early Latin, Anglo-American, and German Families with Occasional Biographies, Frederick C. Chabot, 1937, p. 306. Google Books .
(4) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(5) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office, 11/5/1849, p. 3. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - David C. Vanderlip, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 34, attorney at law, spouse Adelia J. Vanderlip, daughters Mary C. and Adelia Vanderlip. FamilySearch .
  • David Campbell Van Derlip, birth date 12/15/1812, death date 2/24/1856, burial in San Antonio City Cemetery. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and portraits, David Campbell Van Derlip and wife Juliana Adelia Cook Van Derlip, With the Makers of San Antonio: Genealogies of the Early Latin, Anglo-American, and German Families with Occasional Biographies, Frederick C. Chabot, 1937, portraits after p. 302, biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 305-313. David Campbell Van Derlip, birth date 12/15/1812 in New York; death date 2/24/1856. Candidate for District Judge, 4th Judicial District, 1851, p. 308. "The Express published, Nov. 30, 1902: 'Judge Van Derlip . . . was a member of the first Texas Legislature [sic],'" p. 310. Google Books .
  • D.C. Van Derlip of Bexar, mentioned in JAMES DENISON. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • D.C. Van Derlip, candidate for District Judge of the Fourth Judicial District, "To the Voters of the Fourth Judicial District," 6/17/1851, published in San Antonio Ledger, 6/19/1851, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in obituary of widow Julia Van Derlip, "The Passing of a Pioneer," 11/30/1902, p. 7. "Her husband, Judge David Van Derlip, was among the State's leading lawyers in the earlier days, in those days when Texas was a Republic and after the annexation. He fought for Texas Independence against Mexico and was a member of the first Texas Legislature [sic]. He died in 1856, and was then a partner in law with the late Judge N.O. Green, father of the present county judge." San Antonio Daily Express .
  • Mentioned in 3rd Legislature as David C. Vanderlip, pp. 195-196. Lawyer from New York, succeeded Jose Antonio Navarro. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.
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