Amos Wilson Buchanan

Full Name: Amos Wilson Buchanan
Date of birth: March 23, 1857
Date of death: March 16, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos

(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and portrait, A.W. Buchanan, p. 12, "Bryan: Men and Firms of Prominence, Who Make the Business and Social Life of a Lively City: Some Biographical and Business Sketches," The Pilot-Eagle, a combined trade edition of The Brazos Pilot and Bryan Eagle, 9/12/1895 Bryan Eagle.
  • Obituary, "Aged Citizen and Pioneer Passes Today," 3/16/1933, pp. 1, 6. Amos W. Buchanan, birth date 3/27/1857 in "DeSota Parish," Louisiana; death date 3/16/1933. Bryan Eagle.
  • Biographical sketch, Amos Wilson Buchanan, p. 115. Born 3/23/1857 in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.

Other Resources

  • Amos Wilson Buchanan, birth date 3/23/1857 in Louisiana, death date 3/16/1933 in Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, Extension, A&M College. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Amos Wilson Buchanan, birth date 3/22/1857, death date 3/16/1933, burial in Bryan City Cemetery, Brazos County. Includes portrait and obituary from Greenville Evening Banner, 3/21/1933. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in BRYAN BAPTIST ACADEMY. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "Wilson, Grandbury, Buchanan Family History," by Kyle Simmons. Lists Amos Wilson Buchanan's birth date as 3/23/1857. [Buchanan Family History], 1997.
  • Family group sheets for Amos Wilson Buchanan and his father, Wilson Grandbury Buchanan. Lists former's birth date as 3/3/1857 and death date as 3/16/1933, with interment in the Bryan City Cemetery, Brazos County, TX. [Buchanan Family History], 1997.
  • Mentioned in obituaries for Jane B. Buchanan (mother) and Margaret Buchanan Simmons (sister). [Buchanan Family History], 1997.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Military Affairs  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  

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