C.B. Kilgore

Constantine Buckley Kilgore

Full Name: Constantine Buckley "Buck" Kilgore
Date of birth: February 20, 1835
Date of death: September 23, 1897

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Jan 13, 1885 - Oct 23, 1885 19th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Wills Point / Van Zandt Senate President Pro Tempore (19th)   Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt

(1) 19th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/31/1885, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(3) Constantine Kilgore resigned 10/23/1885. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company G, 10th Confederate Cavalry; Adjutant General of his brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 159-160. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Constantine Buckley Kilgore, birth date 2/20/1835, death date 9/20/1897. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 4-5, 158-159. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. C.B. Kilgore, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.B. Kilgore, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Memorial Services for the Late J.C. Buchanan  
Public Lands  
Retrenchment and Reform  
State Affairs  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices  

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