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G.A. Foote Gerald Alexander Foote
Full Name: Gerald Alexander Foote
Date of birth: September 28, 1823
Date of death: July 16, 1902

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin, Denton, Wise
H 33 Feb 2, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1)     McKinney / Collin   Collin, Grayson

(1) Gerald A. Foote, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded David Stiff, for whom there is no record of attendance. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Death of Dr. G.A. Foote: He Was a Pioneer Texan and a Surgeon in Confederate Army," 7/17/1902, p. 7. Born 9/28/1823 in Farqua County, Virginia; death date 7/16/1902, "elected to the Texas legislature in 1865 and again in 1874." Dallas Morning News.
  • FOOTE, GERALD ALEXANDER (1823-1902). Birth date 9/8/1823, death date 7/23/1902. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Dr. Gerald Alexander Foote, birth date 9/28/1823 in Virginia. Obituary, "Death of Dr. G.A. Foote," The Democrat (McKinney, Texas), 7/24/1902, p. 8, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society; Obituary, "Death of Dr. Foote," The Daily Index (Mineral Wells, Texas), 8/9/1902, p. 2, crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library; Stambaugh, J. Lee, b. 1889; Stambaugh, Lillian J., b. 1888 & Carroll, H. Bailey. A History of Collin County, Texas, 1958, Austin, Texas, pp. 161-162.
    Gerald Alexander Foote, birth date 9/8/1823 in Virginia. Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas, 1880, New York, pp. 37-38. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). A History of Collin County, Texas Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas The Daily Index The Democrat
  • Other Resources
  • Confederate States Army, Surgeon, 11th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, G.A. Foote (1823-1902), burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County. Grave marker, Dr. G.A. Foote (1823-1902). Includes portrait and reprint of obituary, "Death of Dr. G.A. Foote," Dallas Morning News, 7/17/1902. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.A. Foote, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Claims and Accounts  
    Indian Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Sanitary Legislation  
    Travis County Jail, Select  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Flags of 4th and 5th Texas Regiments  
    Improper Bills  
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs  

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