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George Washington Chilton
Full Name: George Washington Chilton
Date of birth: June 4, 1828
Date of death: August 10, 1884

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Tyler / Smith   Smith

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Possibly CHILTON, GEORGE WILLIAM (1828-1883), birth date 6/4/1828. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, George Washington Chilton, p. 41. Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Maj. George Washington Chilton, 3rd Texas Cavalry. New York Times.
  • Biographical sketch, George W. Chilton, p. 50. "In 1857 he was a member of the sixth [sic] Texas legislature." Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • George Washington Chilton. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Jack Hays' Texas Rangers, Mexican War. Confederate States Army, Major, 3rd Texas Cavalry; Colonel; Ordnance Officer on staff of General Hamilton Bee. Biographical sketch and portrait, George W. Chilton, pp. 3, 23-24, 76, Plate No. 54. Elected to state legislature in 1857. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Maj. George Washington Chilton, birth date 6/4/1828, death date 8/10/1884, photo, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait, p. 105. Father of U.S. Senator Horace Chilton, pp. 102-104. The Texas Senator, 1978.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Finance (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Message of the Governor on Kansas Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  

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