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A.M. Carter A.M. Carter
Full Name: Augustus McKinney Carter
Date of birth: February 4, 1848
Date of death: February 5, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 16, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Jack, Parker, Tarrant, Wise
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 22nd Legislature - 1/14/1891, p. 5. Seats formerly occupied by Townsend, Kimbrough & Burney were reserved for them, seat formerly occupied by his predecessor was reserved for Carter, those Sens. being absent. Kimbrough indefinitely excused. Senate Journal.
(3) 22nd Legislature - Fourth Day, 1/16/1891, p. 31. Senator Carter appeared before the president's desk and took the oath. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 188-190. Born 2/4/1848 in Panola County, married Miss Frederika Tally, at Carthage, 6/22/1872. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • International Genealogical Index - North America - Augustus M. Carter, born 2/4/1848 in Panola, died 2/5/1909 in Fort Worth, married Frederika Tally 6/20/1872. FamilySearch.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.M. Carter, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendment to Judiciary Article  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Texas World's Fair Exhibition (Chair) 
    Towns, Cities and Corporations  

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