A.M. Turney

Albert Macon Turney

Full Name: Albert Macon Turney
Date of birth: January 13, 1865
Date of death: February 23, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 10, 1911 - May 8, 1911 32nd (1) (2)   Democrat Alpine / Brewster   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Val Verde
H 99 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (3)   Democrat Alpine / Brewster   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Val Verde

(1) "Announces for Legislature," 5/27/1911, p. 8. Reports "Hon. Joseph O. Boehmer of Eagle Pass. . .is a candidate for the seat in the Texas legislature made vacant by the resignation of Hon. A. M. Turney, who has accepted the position of county judge of Brewster County"; Boehmer ran as Democrat in 1911, "Boehmer Gets 62 Votes: Alpine Representative Election Results Canvassed," 7/13/1911, p. 4, "democratic primary election" results. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Joseph O. Boehmer, sworn 7/31/1911, succeeded Albert M. Turney, resigned 5/8/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, pp. 57-62. Below the Escondido Rim: a History of the O2 Ranch in the Texas Big Bend, 2005.
  • TURNEY, WILLIAM WARD (1861-1939). Relatives: William Ward Turney and Albert Macon Turney - brothers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, June 1952, p. 307. Texas Bar Journal.


  • Photograph. A.M. Turney, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.M. Turney, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Mines and Mining (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
State Asylums  
31st R.S. - 1909
Common Carriers  
Mines and Mining (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  

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