A.J. Chambers

Andrew Jackson Chambers

Full Name: Andrew Jackson Chambers
Date of birth: March 13, 1833
Date of death: March 24, 1893

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 23rd Legislature, R.S., Memorial resolution by Wilson, 1/17/1893, p. 82; Committee report and biographical sketches of Hon. C.L. Wurzbach and Hon. B.G. Selman, 4/5/1893, pp. 866-867; Motion to add the name of Hon. A.J. Chambers, 4/10/1893, pp. 917-918; Memorial service and memorial page, 4/10/1893, pp. 918-923. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and drawing, Col. A.J. Chambers, 3/25/1893, p. 5. Funeral and resolutions adopted by the R.E. Lee Camp on the death of Colonel A.J. Chambers, "Col. Chambers Buried," 3/27/1893, p. 5; "The Lee Resolutions," 3/28/1893, p. 8. Fort Worth Daily Gazette.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 257. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

Military Service Notes

  • Description of Confederate States Army service in Richmond, with "Hood's Texans" on the Mechanicsville Road on 6/21/1862, from resolution of the R.E. Lee Camp, "Col. Chambers Buried," 3/27/1893, p. 5. Fort Worth Daily Gazette.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, enlisted in Company C, 1st Texas Regiment. Born 3/13/1833 in Hinds County, Mississippi. Military records, Robert E. Lee Camp #158 of Confederate Veterans, Fort Worth. Tarrant County, TXGenWeb Project.

Other Resources

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments  
County Government and County Finance (Chair) 
Educational Affairs  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Revenue and Taxation  

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