George Milton Hopkins

Full Name: George Milton Hopkins, Sr.
Date of birth: June 8, 1884
Date of death: January 23, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2)   35th (3)   36th (1) (2)   Democrat Denton / Denton Senate President Pro Tempore (36th)   Denton, Montague, Wise
H 46 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton

(1) 36th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 7/22/1919, 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 36th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/14/1919, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 35th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916, oath of office administered, 1/9/1917, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Hopkins Funeral Scheduled Today," 1/25/1959, p. 9. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," The Houston Post, 3/22/1917, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Memorial, June 1959, p. 379. George Milton Hopkins, Sr. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • George Milton Hopkins, birth date 6/8/1884, death date 1/23/1959 in Denton, Denton County, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Milton Hopkins, birth date 6/8/1884, death date 1/23/1959, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County. Find a Grave.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Agricultural Affairs  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
35th R.S. - 1917
Central Investigating Committee  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Constitutional Amendments  
Donation of John Tarleton College to the State, Investigate  
Enrolled Bills  
Federal Relations  
Senatorial Districts  
State Institutions and Departments  
34th R.S. - 1915
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts (Vice Chair) 

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