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W.P. Gibbs William P. Gibbs
Full Name: William P. Gibbs
Date of birth: October 15, 1850
Date of death: November 6, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Gordon / Palo Pinto   Palo Pinto, Shackelford, Stephens
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 350-351. Born 1850 in Madison County, Missouri. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "William P. Gibbs Dies at Mineral Wells," 11/8/1927, p. 5. "He had served Palo Pinto County as County Commissioner and County Attorney and represented this district in the Twenty-eighth Legislature." Dallas Morning News.
  • W.P. Gibbs, birth date 10/15/1850, death date 11/6/1927, obituary, burial in Old Gordon Cemetery, Gordon, Palo Pinto County. Find a Grave.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - W.P. Gibbs, postoffice Gordon, nativity Missouri, age 52 (born circa 1851), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.P. Gibbs, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Federal Relations  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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