G.A. Atkinson

Gustavus Adolphus Atkinson

Full Name: Gustavus Adolphus "Gus" Atkinson
Date of birth: November 4, 1857
Date of death: November 12, 1939

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44-1 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
H 44-1 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson

(1) G.A. (Gus) Atkinson, District No. 44, Place No. 1, Sherman, Texas. House Journal.
(2) G.A. Atkinson. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Gustavus A. Atkinson, birth date 11/4/1857 in Smithfield, North Carolina, death date 11/12/1939 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, retired farmer, spouse Mrs. Drusilla Atkinson. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Gustavus Adolphus Atkinson, photo and obituary transcribed by Carol Moore, burial in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Gustavus Atkinson, "Former Grayson Representative Dies on Sunday," The Denison Press, 11/13/1939, pp. 1, 4, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Contingent Expense  
State Affairs  
38th R.S. - 1923
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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