G.B. Pickett

George Bibb Pickett

Full Name: George Bibb "Bible" Pickett
Date of birth: July 9, 1832
Date of death: July 2, 1914

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Cooke, Denton, Wise
H 45 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise
H 52 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Clay, Montague, Wise
H 52 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Clay, Montague, Wise
H 21 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Collin, Denton, Wise

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Company B and transfer to Company S, 15th Texas Cavalry, enlistment date 5/1/1862 in Daviess County, Kentucky, as Captain, rank change to Major and Lieutenant Colonel. George Bibb Pickett, birth date 7/9/1832, death date 7/10/1914, residence in Wise County, burial in Oakland Cemetery, Wise County, wife Cordelia. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. George B. Pickett, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 (Indian Wars, Captain, 1866-1874, Texas Volunteers, died August 1914 in Wise County, Texas, widow Cordelia Pickett). Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 15th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, George B. Pickett, birth date 7/9/1832, death date 7/10/1914. Grave marker, Col. George B. Pickett, birth date 7/9/1832, death date 7/2/1914, biographical sketch, burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. G.B. Pickett, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. G.B. Pickett, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.B. Pickett, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.B. Pickett, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.B. Pickett, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
21st R.S. - 1889
Absence of Member, Officers and Employees of the House, Investigate  
Alamo Monument  
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Mining and Minerals  
Reports of the Supreme and Appellate Courts, Investigate  
State Affairs  
16th R.S. - 1879
Engrossed Bills  
Indian Affairs  
Insurance and Statistics  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts, Select (Chair) 
Land Forgeries  
Land Frauds  
Military Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
15th R.S. - 1876
Constitutional Amendments  
County Surveyors, Election and Compensation of  
Indian Affairs (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
State Asylums  
14th R.S. - 1874
Enrolled Bills  
Indian Affairs (Chair) 
Military Affairs  

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