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N.G. Collins Norman George Collins
Full Name: Norman George Collins
Date of birth: April 16, 1829
Date of death: November 20, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat San Diego / Duval   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal
H 77 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3)   Democrat San Diego / Duval   Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Kinney, La Salle, McMullen, Maverick, Nueces, Zavala, Encinal

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, N.G. Collins, p. 371. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, Norman G. Collins, p. 272. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 246. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, N. G. Collins, p. 432. Born in 1829 in New Woodstock, New York, died 11/20/1899. Texas, the Country and Its Men: Historical, Biographical, Descriptive, 1918.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Norman George Collins," 11/24/1899, p. 1. "He served a term in the 16th legislature as a member of the house and also a term in the 18th legislature as a member of the Senate." Death date 11/20/1899. Corpus Christi Caller.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. N.G. Collins, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Frontier Protection  
    Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Health  
    Stock and Stockraising (Chair) 
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  

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