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Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee
Full Name: Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee
Date of birth: June 6, 1836
Date of death: December 28, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston
H 31 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, R.S., 2/11/1929, p. 589. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Napoleon Bonaparte "Bunk" Barbee, birth date 6/6/1836 in Tennessee, death date 12/28/1928 in Austin, photo and biographical sketch, interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, birth date 6/6/1837. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company E, 6th Texas Cavalry Battalion, Gould's Battalion, Randle's Brigade. Napoleon Bonaparte "Bunk" Barbee. Find a Grave.
  • Detailed account of Civil War military service "as a soldier in Company E, Gould's Battalion, Walker's Division." Interview with N.B. Barbee, "Crockett Man is Texas 'Forty-Niner,'" by W.S. Adair, in Dallas Semi-Weekly News, 10/21/1924. Frontier Times Magazine.
  • Other Resources
  • Interview with N.B. Barbee, "Crockett Man is Texas 'Forty-Niner.'" Frontier Times Magazine.
  • Genforum message states Napoleon B. Barbee, born in TN in 1838, was a state representative. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • Census of 1900 lists Napoleon B. Barber - born in TN in June 1837. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Napoleon Bonaparte Barbee, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Claims and Accounts  
    Confederate Home, Special  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Confederate Home, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Private Land Claims  

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