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G. Merriwether George Merriwether
Full Name: George W. Merriwether
Other surnames: Meriwether
Date of birth: June 22, 1844
Date of death: March 20, 1885

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 87 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Goliad / Goliad   Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Memorial committee, resolution, and page, 19th Legislature, 3/30/1885, pp. 405, 409, 438-439. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Memorial resolution, 19th Legislature, 3/21/1885, pp. 369. Condolences on the death of George Meriwether extended to the Honorable Thomas Meriwether. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • George W. Meriwether, birth date 6/22/1844, death date 3/20/1885, burial in Peck Cemetery in Goliad, Goliad County. Find a Grave.
  • Note on legislative proceedings, 4/4/1885, p. 3. ". . . whereas George Merriwether, member of the 18th legislature, was killed at Goliad yesterday, the sympathy of the legislature be extended to his brother, Hon. Tom Merriwether, a member of this house. . ." Relatives: George Merriwether and William Thomas Merriwether, brothers. Wise County Messenger.
  • Account of the marriage of Senator D. McNeill Turner and Mrs. S.M. Franklin, daughter of George W. Meriwether of Goliad, a member of the 18th legislature. Roster of Senate members lists name D. McNeil Turner. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G. Merriwether, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
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