George Washington Matthews
Full Name: George Washington Matthews
Date of birth: March 8, 1827
Date of death: March 28, 1907
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Garden Valley / Smith
Feb 2, 1862 - Nov 2, 1863
Garden Valley / Collin
George W. Matthews, in special election 12/6/1861, sworn 2/2/1862, succeeded James M. Head, reported to have died en route to Regular Session.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, Hon. George W. Matthews, pp. 350-351.
The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
- Biographical sketch and photo, Dr. George Washington Matthews, "High Profiles: Leaders Who Have Made a Difference, Past: Dr. George Matthews," The Lindale Times, 2/13/1992, p. 4, crediting Smith County Historical Society. "It was a golden time of reconstruction following the Civil War and Dr. Matthews was honored with being chosen as representative of his county and stood nobly with others in the heroic fight for Texas."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Obituary, G.W. Matthews, M.D., Volume III, May 1907-April 1908, p. 33. Death date 3/28/1907.
Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.
Military Service Notes
- G.W. Matthews, birth date 3/8/1827, death date 3/28/1907, burial in Garden Valley Cemetery, Garden Valley, Smith County, with spouse Eliza Killough Matthews.
Find a Grave.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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