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Bedford Green Guy

Full Name: Bedford Green Guy
Date of birth: August 4, 1841
Date of death: July 3, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Greenback William Penn / Washington   Washington

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Republican, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Guy won election as a member of the Greenback party. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) B.A. Guy, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
(5) Guy was "elected to the present Legislature, over J. M. Williams, Independent Democrat, and R. E. Carter, Greenbacker." Roster lists party as Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
(6) Alonzo Sledge and Bedford A. Guy "joined the Greenback bandwagon in Washington County and won as a result of the split in the white votes," p. 129. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Bedford G. Guy, Washington County, age 38, born circa 1842 in Virginia, widowed, works on farm, son Bedford G. Guy, daughter Mary F. Guy. FamilySearch.
  • Bedford Green Guy, birth date 8/4/1841 in Pittsyl. County, Virginia, death date 7/3/1915 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas, salesman, burial in P.F., East Waco, informant Bedford Green Guy Jr., address William Penn, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • B.G. Guy, death date 7/13/1915, 70 years old. County Poor Cemetery, East Waco, McLennan County. TXGenWeb Project.

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
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