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Horatio Bruce Horatio Bruce
Full Name: Horatio Gates Bruce
Date of birth: September 4, 1824
Date of death: January 11, 1882

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 11, 1882 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Caddo Grove / Johnson   Johnson
H 23 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Caddo Grove / Johnson   Callahan, Eastland, Erath, Haskell, Hill, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Palo Pinto, Parker, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton, Young

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Owen Brown, sworn 4/6/1882, succeeded Horatio G. Bruce, died 1/11/1882. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 17th Legislature, 1st Called Session - Memorial resolution and service for Hon. H.G. Bruce of Johnson County, 4/24/1882. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • BRUCE, HORATIO GATES (1824-1882). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Horatio Bruce, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Horatio Bruce, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Governments and County Finances  
    State Affairs  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    State Affairs  

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