George Washington Black
Full Name: George Washington Black
Date of birth: July 4, 1852
Date of death: May 16, 1934
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Thornton / Limestone
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- George Washington Black, "New Solon Is Champ Fiddler," The Mexia Weekly Herald, 11/12/1926, p. 3, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.
Obituary, "G.W. Black Dies in Thornton: Former Mayor of Thornton is Found Dead . . . Dies at 83: Visited Roosevelt in White House Recently," The Mexia Weekly Herald, 5/18/1934, p. 1. Born in Giles County, Tennessee, "came to Texas in 1882 and lived at Thornton and Sweetwater since that time." Mayor of Thornton, "represented Limestone County in the legislature about 8 years ago." Death date 5/16/1934, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). May 18, 1934
November 12, 1926
- George W. Black, birth date 7/4/1852 in Tennessee, death date 5/16/1934 in Thornton, Limestone County, retired farmer.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- G.W. Black, birth date 7/4/1852, death date 5/16/1934, portrait, burial in Thornton Cemetery, Limestone County.
Find a Grave.
- "Major Houx in Race for State Solon Office: Representative Black Withdraws Because of Illness: Editor Offers: Writer, Soldier and Lodgeman Asks State Office," and "Black Withdraws from Race," George W. Black, representative in the last Legislature, The Mexia Weekly Herald 6/1/1928, p. 1, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
G.W. Black, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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