George Walton White

Full Name: George Walton White
Date of birth: March 12, 1849
Date of death: March 12, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Dew / Freestone   Freestone
H 59 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Dew / Freestone   Freestone

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, George Walton White, pp. 243-244. Born 3/12/1849 in Russell County, Alabama. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, George Walton White, "Rev. G.W. White Celebrates His Ninety-First Birthday," The Teague Chronicle, 3/21/1940, p. 2, crediting Fairfield Library. Born 3/12/1849 in Uchee, Russell County, Alabama; served in 21st and 22nd sessions of the legislature, representing Freestone County.
    Obituary and photo, "Funeral Services Held at Dew Friday for Rev. Geo. W. White," The Teague Chronicle, 3/18/1943, p. 1, crediting Fairfield Library. Died Thursday evening, 3/11/1943. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). March 18, 1943 March 21, 1940

Other Resources

  • George Walton White, Texas State Legislator (1889 and 1891), burial in Compton Cemetery, Dew, Freestone County. Cemeteries of Texas, 2000.
  • George W. White, death date 3/12/1943 in Freestone County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  • George W. White, birth date 3/12/1849 in Alabama, death date 3/12/1943 in Dew, Freestone County, Texas, minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1977-1986.
  • George Walton White, birth date 3/12/1849, married to M.C. White 2/3/1881, death date 3/11/1943, burial in Compton Cemetery, Freestone County. Find a Grave.
  • George Walton White, Democrat, stockman and farmer, age 43 in 1891, born in Alabama. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • Photographs of the W.S. Compton home in Dew, Texas, including one of the family of George Walton White and Mattie Compton White. Freestone County, TXGenWeb Project.


  • Photograph. Geo. W. White, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.W. White, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Building and Grounds  
State Asylums  
21st R.S. - 1889
Claims and Accounts  
Engrossed Bills  
Incorporation Laws  
Military Affairs  
Mining and Minerals  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Town and City Corporations  

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