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Augustus McKinney Carter

A.M. Carter
Full Name: Augustus McKinney Carter
Birth date: February 4, 1848
Death date: February 5, 1909

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/16/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 22nd Legislature - 1/14/1891, p. 5. Seats formerly occupied by Townsend, Kimbrough & Burney were reserved for them, seat formerly occupied by his predecessor was reserved for Carter, those Sens. being absent. Kimbrough indefinitely excused. Senate Journal .
(3) 22nd Legislature - Fourth Day, 1/16/1891, p. 31. Senator Carter appeared before the president's desk and took the oath. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • A.M. Carter, age 61; death date 2/5/1909 in Tarrant County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Augustus McKinney Carter (1848-1909), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes obituary in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2/5/1909. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, Judge Augustus M. Carter, 2/6/1909, p. 4. Fort Worth Record and Register .
  • Obituary, Judge Augustus M. Carter, 2/5/1909, p. 2. Death date Friday morning, 2/5/1909. "During 1891 and 1892 he represented this district with distinction in the State senate. He promoted the bill creating the Forty-eighth district court and was largely instrumental in securing the location of the court of civil appeals for the Second judicial district for Fort Worth." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • CARTER, AUGUSTUS MCKINNEY (1848–1909). Death date 2/6/1909. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Augustus McKinney Carter, pp. 188-190. Born 2/4/1848 in Panola County, married Frederika Tally 6/22/1872 at Carthage. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
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