George Taylor Jester

George Taylor Jester

Full Name: George Taylor Jester
Date of birth: August 23, 1846
Date of death: July 19, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
H 60 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (2)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro

(1) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 24th Legislature - Address of Senator W.P. McComb, 4/30/1895, p. 678 and Appendix pp. 73-74. Address includes discussion of debates in the 24th Senate and presentation of silver service to Lieutenant Governor George Jester. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • George Taylor Jester, birth date 8/23/1846 in Illinois, death date 7/19/1922 in Corsicana, Navarro County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George T. Jester (1846-1922), Lieutenant Governor of Texas (1895-1999), portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Claims and Accounts  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Finance (Chair) 
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Office  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Insurance, Statistics, and History  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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