B.W. Brown

Bluford Washington Brown

Full Name: Bluford Washington Brown
Date of birth: January 31, 1831
Date of death: February 9, 1897

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Gregg, Smith
H 6 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Longview / Gregg   Smith, Upshur
H 6 Jan 17, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (2)   Democrat Longview / Upshur   Smith, Upshur

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Bluford W. Brown, sworn 1/17/1873, took the seat of Edward Sharp, withdrew from election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • B.W. Brown, birth date 1/31/1831, death date 2/9/1897, photos, burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. B.W. Brown, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
14th R.S. - 1874
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Sunday Law  
13th R.S. - 1873
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Late Honorable Louis Frankee, Assassination  

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