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G.J. Adkisson Gideon Joseph Adkisson
Full Name: Gideon Joseph "Gid" Adkisson
Date of birth: February 4, 1832
Date of death: March 17, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Rutersville / Fayette   Fayette
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 130. Born in Tennessee, age 43 (born ca. 1833). Residence in Rutersville, Fayette County. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 9th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry. Military grave marker, Gid J. Adkisson, birth date 2/4/1832, death date 3/17/1915, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Memphis, Hall County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - G.J. Adkisson, Round Top, Fayette County, age 47, born circa 1833 in Tennessee, farmer, wife C.B. Adkisson, daughters Tannie C. and Maggie G., sons W.I. and Gideon B.
    Census of 1900 - Gideon J. Adkinson, McLennnan County, age 68, born February 1832 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Tabitha B. Adkinson, daughters Maggie G. and Biffie, son David D. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Gideon Joseph Adkisson, birth date 2/4/1852 [sic] in Murray County, Tennessee, death date 3/17/1915 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.J. Adkisson, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Indian Affairs  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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