G.W. Black

George Washington Black

Full Name: George Washington Black
Date of birth: July 4, 1852
Date of death: May 16, 1934

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Thornton / Limestone   Limestone

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House District 61
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Thornton / Limestone
Counties in district: Limestone

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Other Resources

  • George W. Black, birth date 7/4/1852 in Tennessee, death date 5/16/1934 in Thornton, Limestone County, retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • G.W. Black, birth date 7/4/1852, death date 5/16/1934, portrait, burial in Thornton Cemetery, Limestone County. Find a Grave.
  • "Major Houx in Race for State Solon Office: Representative Black Withdraws Because of Illness: Editor Offers: Writer, Soldier and Lodgeman Asks State Office," and "Black Withdraws from Race," George W. Black, representative in the last Legislature, The Mexia Weekly Herald 6/1/1928, p. 1, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • George Washington Black, "New Solon Is Champ Fiddler," The Mexia Weekly Herald, 11/12/1926, p. 3, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.
    Obituary, "G.W. Black Dies in Thornton: Former Mayor of Thornton is Found Dead . . . Dies at 83: Visited Roosevelt in White House Recently," The Mexia Weekly Herald, 5/18/1934, p. 1. Born in Giles County, Tennessee, "came to Texas in 1882 and lived at Thornton and Sweetwater since that time." Mayor of Thornton, "represented Limestone County in the legislature about 8 years ago." Death date 5/16/1934, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). May 18, 1934 November 12, 1926


  • Photograph. G.W. Black, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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40th R.S. - 1927
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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