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Andrew Carroll Graves Andrew Carroll Graves
Full Name: Andrew Carroll Graves
Date of birth: January 10, 1831
Date of death: September 6, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Republican Gatesville / Coryell   Coryell, Hamilton

(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Republican, 1/12/1887, p. 2. San Antonio Daily Express.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • A.C. Graves, birth date 1/10/1831, death date 9/6/1904, burial in Gatesville Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Includes portrait and biographical sketch of Andrew Carroll Graves from The Centennial Story of the First Baptist Church of Gatesville. "In 1875 he was elected a member of the 20th Legislature of Texas. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1875, which framed our present Texas State Constitution." Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, Andrew Carroll Graves, pp. 134-135. Born 1/10/1831 in Wilson County, Tennessee. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Obituary, "Rev. A.C. Graves Dead: Well Known as a Baptist Minister Since the War," The Houston Post, 9/8/1904, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company I, 19th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Burford's), enlistment date 7/1/1862. Andrew C. Graves, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Company I, 19th Texas Cavalry. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Andrew C. Graves, Coryell County, age 49, born circa 1831 in Tennessee, minister. FamilySearch.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Andrew Carroll Graves, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    County Government and County Finance  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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