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G.R. Craft George R. Craft
Full Name: George R. Craft
Date of birth: July 23, 1839
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise

(1) Home address, Crafton. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, George R. Craft, pp. 13-14. Born 7/23/1839 in Mississippi, founded Crafton, Texas. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 4th Sergeant, Company F, 11th Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, commanding officer Col. O.M. Roberts, enlistment 2/22/1862 at Sulphur Springs, discharge age 22 years. George R. Craft, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, 11th Texas Infantry. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - George R. Craft, Denton County, Texas, age 31, born circa 1839 in Mississippi, famer, wife Emily.
    Census of 1880 - George R. Craft, Crafton, Wise County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1840 in Mississippi, farmer, wife Emily.
    Census of 1910 - George R. Craft, Live Oak County, Texas, age 70, born circa 1840 in Mississippi, farmer, wife Emily. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1910
  • Mentioned in CRAFTON, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • George R. Craft, "The Story of Crafton," 10/4/1956, p. 25. Wise County Messenger.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.R. Craft, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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    19th R.S. - 1885
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