George Anthony Staples

Full Name: George Anthony Staples
Date of birth: September 6, 1842
Date of death: July 6, 1889

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 87 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Edna / Jackson   Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria

(1) District 87 composed of Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, and Victoria counties, 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., chapter 13 (Redistricting bill). General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) "Indoctrinated in the grand old principles of Democracy, he is a zealous friend and member of that party," pp. 179-180. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • George Anthony Staples, birth date 9/6/1842, death date 7/6/1889, burial in Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County. Find a Grave.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
New Capitol, Governor's Message  
Privileges and Elections  

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