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George W. Savage George Washington Savage
Full Name: George Washington Savage
Date of birth: January 6, 1860
Date of death: September 17, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Belcherville / Montague Senate President Pro Tempore (28th)   Denton, Montague, Wise
S 31 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)   Democrat Belcherville / Montague   Denton, Montague, Wise
H 10 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Dye / Montague   Montague
H 10 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Dye / Montague   Montague
(1) 28th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 5/1/1903, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Postoffice Belcher, Montague County. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(5) 27th-28th Legislatures - Belcherville, Montague County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
(7) 27th-28th Legislatures, Regular and Called Sessions - G.W. Savage, of Montague County. Senate Journal.
(8) Postoffice Dye, Montague County. Texas Legislative Manual.
(9) Lists home post office of Belcherville. Year book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • George Washington "G.W." Savage, birth date 1/6/1860 in Linn County, Oregon; death date 9/17/1912 in Alice, Jim Wells County, Texas. Photos, obituaries, and biographical sketches from Firm Foundation 9/25/1923, Gospel Preachers Who Blazed the Trail by C.R. Nichol, 1911, and Year Book for Texas. Interment in Alice Cemetery, Alice, Jim Wells County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 357-358. Birth date 1/6/1860 in Linn County, Oregon. Son of Rev. James W. Savage and Mrs. Charity (Vernon) Savage. Year book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George W. Savage, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George W. Savage, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George W. Savage, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George W. Savage, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Children of Charity M. VERNON and James W. SAVAGE: George W. SAVAGE was born 1860 in Oregon, and died in Oklahoma. He married Dillie (?) SAVAGE. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt, Claims and Accounts  
    State Affairs  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Privileges and Elections  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Absence of Certain Members, Investigate, Special  
    Education  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Labor  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs  
     

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