D.J. Giddings

DeWitt Clinton Giddings

Full Name: DeWitt Clinton Giddings
Date of birth: January 27, 1863
Date of death: November 27, 1927

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington

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House District 47
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brenham / Washington
Counties in district: Washington

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, D.C. Giddings, pp. 95-96. Governors Who Have Been, and Other Public Men of Texas, 1921.
  • Biographical sketch, Dewitt Clinton Giddings, Volume II, p. 881. Birth date 1/27/1863 in Brenham, marriage to Carrie Bassett 1884. "For a number of years he has served as chairman of the county Democratic executive committee, and was elected in 1895 and served one term in the twenty-fourth legislature . . . " Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
  • Photos and biographical sketches of the Giddings Family, including Jabez Demming Giddings, member of the 11th Legislature, pp. 64-70, and D.C. Giddings, member of the 24th Legislature, pp. 79-82. Col. D.C. Giddings "admitted his son, DeWitt Clinton Giddings, to copartnership" of law firm, p. 75. Relatives: Jabez Demming Giddings - uncle, DeWitt Clinton Giddings - nephew. The History of Brenham and Washington County, 1915.

Other Resources

  • D.C. Giddings, death date 11/27/1927 in Brenham, Washington County, banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dewitt Clinton Giddings, photo, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave.
  • David C. Giddings, Jr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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24th R.S. - 1895
Insurance, Statistics, and History  
Military Affairs  
Redistricting the State into Judicial Districts, Special  
State Affairs  

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