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E.B. Pickett Edward Bradford Pickett
Full Name: Edward Bradford Pickett
Date of birth: 1823
Date of death: January 26, 1882

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Feb 21, 1870 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1) (2) (3)   12th (4) (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Liberty / Liberty Senate President Pro Tempore (13th)   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
H 1 Nov 4, 1861 - Mar 1, 1862 9th (8)     Liberty / Liberty   Chambers, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange
(1) 13th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/15/1873, Regular Session, due to the vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor and the resignation of President Pro Tem Flanagan. Senate Journal.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
(4) PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD (1823-1882). Pickett was elected as a Democrat to the state Senate in the general election of 1869 and served during the Twelfth and Thirteenth sessions of the legislature. Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) Absent on opening day, p. 4. Qualified on 2/21/1870, p. 31. House Journal.
(6) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(7) 12th Legislature - party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
(8) Isaiah Junker, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Edward B. Pickett, resigned 3/1/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Col. Edward Bradford Pickett, born 1823, death date 1/21/1882, portrait and biographical sketch, interment in Liberty City Cemetery, Liberty County. Find a Grave.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Company I, 25th Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Edward B. Pickett. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and tribute from Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas Board of Directors [Texas A&M] dated 1/27/1882. "The late Hon. E.B. Pickett [extract from Minutes of Faculty]," 1/31/1882, p. 3. No mention of date of death. Galveston Daily News.
  • PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD (1823-1882). Died 1/26/1882. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edward Bradford Pickett, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Photograph. Edward B. Pickett, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. E.B. Pickett, 13th Legislature, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Edward B. Pickett, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Contingent Expenses  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Contingent Expenses  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Consider House Message of Russell Impeachment, Select  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Rules for Impeachment Proceeding, Select  
    State Affairs  

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