N.E. Dever

Nathan E. Dever

Full Name: Nathan E. Dever
Date of birth: August 2, 1841
Date of death: February 13, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington

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House District 47
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brenham / Washington
Counties in district: Washington

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Nathan E. Dever, 2/15/1915, p. 2. Austin Statesman.
  • Obituary, "N.E. Dever Dies at Home Saturday Is Buried Sunday," Brenham Daily Banner-Press, 2/15/1915, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Born 8/2/1841 in Old Washington, served in Civil War, 21st Texas Cavalry. "He was the high sheriff of the county six years and was a member of the Twenty-third legislature in 1892." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company F, 21st Regiment, Texas Cavalry (1st Texas Lancers). Nathan Dever, N.E. Dever, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • Nathan E. Dever, birth date 8/2/1841 in Washington County; death date 2/13/1915 in Brenham, Washington County; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • N.E. Dever, birth date 8/2/1841, death date 2/13/1915, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - N.E. Dever, postoffice Brenham, nativity Texas, age 52 (born circa 1841), farmer, 52 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. N.E. Dever, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. N.E. Dever, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Debt  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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