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A.G. Gunter Addison Yancey Gunter
Full Name: Addison Yancey Gunter
Other surnames: Gunther
Date of birth: June 17, 1833
Date of death: August 24, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Addison Yancey Gunter and William Washington Gunter, of Sivills Bend, Texas, Volume IV, pp. 1905-1906. Addison Yancey Gunter, born 1/17/1833 in North Carolina, married Betty Ligon. "In 1885 Addison Yancey Gunter was a member of the state legislature. A life-long Democrat, both he and his brother ever took an active intelligent interest in politics." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, A.Y. Gunter (Addison Y. Gunter), pp. 26-27. Born 6/17/1833 in Geilford County, North Carolina. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant, Bates' Regiment, and officer, R.R. Brown's Regiment. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • A.Y. Gunter (1833-1895), burial in Gunter Cemetery, Sivells Bend, Cooke County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Addison Gunter Dead," The Daily Hesperian (Gainesville, Texas), 8/25/1895, p. 3, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Hon. A.Y. Gunter, death date Saturday morning, 8/24/1895. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.G. Gunter, 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Finance  
    Revenue and Taxation  
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