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A.B. Kerr A.B. Kerr
Full Name: Abnus Bailey Kerr
Date of birth: March 4, 1832
Date of death: April 20, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (2)   25th (1)   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca
(1) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(2) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
 
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
  • Biographical sketch, Abnus Bailey Kerr, Flatonia, pp. 31-34. Birth date 3/4/1832. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, Fayette County, Texas biographies (from Record of Southwest Texas and other sources). TXGenWeb Project, Texas Genealogy 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.B. Kerr, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.B. Kerr, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Abner Bailey Kerr (1832-1908). Birth date 3/5/1832, death date 4/20/1908. Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County. Includes San Antonio Light obituary - children appear to match Texas state government biography (1897). Find a Grave .
  • Fayette County, Texas biographies - Hon. Abnus Bailey Kerr (appeared in A twentieth century history of Southwest Texas. Chicago. Lewis Pub. Co., 1907, pp. 406-410). 25th-26th Senate. TXGenWeb Project, Texas Genealogy 1996.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Labor  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Confederate Home and Southwestern Insane Asylum, Special  
    Confederate Home, Special  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Uniformity of Text-books, Special  
     

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