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George Cuthbert Groce
Full Name: George Cuthbert Groce
Date of birth: March 26, 1851
Date of death: February 1, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis, Hill, Johnson, Navarro

(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
  • Obituary, "Funeral Is Held for G.C. Groce, Lawyer," 2/4/1944, p. 8. Died 2/1/1944 in Waxahachie. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Memorial, April 1944, p. 132. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Obituary, "Judge G.C. Groce Funeral Services Solemnized Here," 2/3/1944, p. 1. "Judge Groce, a native of Alabama and educated at the University of Mississippi, has practiced law in Waxahachie since 1881. Dean of the Ellis County Bar Association, he was one of Texas' best known lawyers." Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Geo. C. Groce, Freestone County, age 28, born circa 1852 in Alabama, lawyer, single, living in household of William H. Kirksey.
    Census of 1900 - G.C. Groce, Waxahachie, Ellis County, age 50, born circa 1860 in Alabama, attorney at law, wife Helen. FamilySearch. 1880 1910
  • G.C. Groce, birth date 3/26/1851 in Alabama, death date 2/1/1944 in Waxahachie, Ellis County, lawyer, burial in Waxahachie. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Cuthbert Groce (1852-1944), burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly the Judge G.C. Groce mentioned in "Fifty Years of News: the Enterprise," from This Was Ellis County. Ellis County Museum, Inc. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Judiciary No. 1  
    New Capitol, Grounds and Cost of Furnishing  
    Penal Code  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 

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