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Alonzo Sledge
Full Name: Alonzo L. "Andrew" Sledge
Date of birth: August 15, 1854
Date of death: October 14, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Chappell Hill / Washington   Burleson, Washington
(1) Republican, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Republican. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
(3) Alonzo Sledge and Bedford A. Guy "joined the Greenback bandwagon in Washington County and won as a result of the split in the white votes," p. 129. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • SLEDGE, ALONZO L. (1854-1918). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Chapter VI, "Black Belt Politics," pp. 106-107. The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900, 1971.
  • Biography, p. 263. Born in Waller County 7/4/1853. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 62. Birth date 8/15/1854. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Education  
     

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