G.B. Stevenson

George Bush Stevenson

Full Name: George Bush Stevenson
Other surnames: Stephenson
Date of birth: August 10, 1830
Date of death: June 23, 1897

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Crockett, Edwards, El Paso, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) G.B. Stevenson of El Paso. House Journal.
(3) George B. Stephenson. 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

Biographical Sketches

  • "Resolutions of Respect," from Vacaville, California, Reporter, 9/25/1897, p. 4. George Bush Stevenson. El Paso Herald.
  • Obituary, "Col. Stevenson Dead," 6/24/1897, p. 1. Col. George B. Stevenson, birth date 8/10/1830, death date 6/23/1897. "In 1881 he removed to Texas, and for some years has resided in this city, and a few years ago represented this district in the legislature." El Paso Herald.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, George Bush Stevenson, referred to as Colonel Stevenson, pp. 296-301. Born 8/10/1830 in Woodford County, Kentucky. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.

Other Resources

  • George Bushrod Stevenson, burial in Concordia Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • George Bush Stevenson, Democrat, farmer, age 58 in 1889, born in Kentucky. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


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Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Mining and Minerals  
Quarantine Station at Galveston, Investigate  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stockraising  

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