George Nickleson Gentry

Full Name: George Nickleson Gentry
Date of birth: August 29, 1845
Date of death: April 19, 1917

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 120 Jan 14, 1913 - Apr 9, 1914 33rd (1)   Democrat Pecos / Reeves   Crane, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Upton, Ward, Winkler

(1) Gentry resigned 4/9/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • G.N. Gentry in Regular Session, p. 6, and in First Called Session, p. 536. House Journal. 33rd 1st C.S. 33rd R.S.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain J.J. Callan's Company I, Mounted Regiment of Texas Volunteers, enlisted 9/20/1863 until 12/31/1863. George Nickleson Gentry, birth date 8/29/1845, death date 4/19/1917, spouse Rowena Gentry. Some references to George Nicholas Gentry with same dates. Pension File No. 47764, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Confederate States Army. George Nickleson Gentry. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.

Other Resources

  • G.N. Gentry, "The Next Texas Legislature," roster of 33rd Legislature, 1/4/1913, p. 2. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1880 - G.N. Gentry, Hamilton County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Texas, Sheriff H. Co. (Hamilton County), spouse Sallie, children Fred, Stroud, Tempe, and Ida.
    Census of 1900 - Geo Gentry, Ector County, age 55, born August 1845 in Texas, jail contractor, son Los Gentry.
    Census of 1910 - George N. Gentry, Justice Precinct 1, Reeves County, age 64, born circa 1846 in Texas, salesman/real estate, sons Fred P. and Leo Gentry. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • George H. [sic] Gentry, death date 4/19/1917 in Pecos, Reeves County, postmaster. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George N. Gentry, birth date 8/29/1845, death date 4/19/1917, burial in Graves-Gentry Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, 4/22/1917, p. 19. "Polytechnic: Prof. T.B. Cooper, of the High School has gone to Hamilton to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law G.N. Gentry, who died Thursday at Pecos. He was postmaster there and represented the county in the last legislature. Before moving to Pecos Gentry made his home in Hamilton." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • G.M. Gentry. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - G.N. Gentry, postoffice Pecos, nativity Texas, age 47 (born circa 1866), lawyer, 47 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. G.N. Gentry, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Claims and Accounts  
Internal Improvements  
Mines and Mining  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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