G.W. Burton

George W. Burton

Full Name: George W. Burton
Date of birth: May 17, 1848
Date of death: January 26, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
H 6 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
H 6 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

(1) District 5 comprised of Panola county; District 6 comprised of Rusk county, p. 39, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 6 represented by G.W. Burton, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) District 5 represented by George W. Burton, p. 368. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army. G.W. Burton, born about 1848 in Edgefield, South Carolina; death date 1/26/1933 in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas. Pension File No. 38986, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • G.W. Burton, birth date 5/17/1848 in South Carolina, death date 1/26/1933 in Rusk County, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • G.W. Burton, birth date 5/17/1848, death date 1/26/1933, burial in Blackjack Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County, including photo of historical marker noting George W. Burton's legislative service from 1915 to 1921. Find a Grave.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - G.W. Burton, postoffice Henderson, nativity South Carolina, age 69 (born circa 1850), 38 years in Texas, farmer, member of former legislatures: 34th-35th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Debt  
Public Lands and Land Office  
34th R.S. - 1915
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
Mines and Mining  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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