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A.G. Lipscomb Abner Gaines Lipscomb
Full Name: Abner Gaines Lipscomb
Date of birth: January 16, 1854
Date of death: January 26, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2)   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Harris, Waller
S 16 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (3) (4)   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Austin, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller

(1) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal.
  • A.G. Lipscomb. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Volume II, pp. 926-927, 929. Birth date 8/16/1858. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of his father, Y. Gaines Lipscomb, pp. 502-503. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1890.
  • Biographical sketch, Abner G. Lipscomb, pp. 59-60. Born 1/16/1854 in Washington County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • A.G. or A.J. Lipscomb, Democrat, lawyer, age 47 in 1903, born in Texas. Card File.
  • Census of 1900 - Abner G. Lipscomb, Waller County, age 46, born August 1854 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Kate. FamilySearch.
  • Abner Gaines Lipscomb (1855-1927), burial in Hempstead Cemetery, Waller County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Judge Lipscomb Dies at Hempstead Home," 1/27/1927, p. 1. Judge A.G. Lipscomb, death date Wednesday morning, 1/26/1927. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - A.G. Lipscomb, Hempstead, Waller County, lawyer, nativity Texas, age 45, Democrat.
    28th Legislature (1903) - A.J. Lipscomb, Hempstead, Waller County, lawyer, nativity Texas, age 47, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual. 27th
  • Waller Co., TX - Cemeteries: Hempstead City Cemetery - Lipscomb, Abner Gaines, 1855-1927, wife Kate Bedell Lipscomb. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.G. Lipscomb, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.G. Lipscomb, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Health  
    San Jacinto Battle Ground  
    San Jacinto Battle Ground Picture Purchasing  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Town and City Corporations  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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