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Jabez Giddings Jabez Demming Giddings
Full Name: Jabez Demming Giddings
Date of birth: October 8, 1814
Date of death: June 25, 1878

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Brenham / Washington   Washington
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.D. (Jabez Demming) Giddings (1814-1878), "elected to the Texas legislature in 1866." A Guide to the Giddings Family Papers, 1829-1973. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
  • GIDDINGS, JABEZ DEMMING (1814-1878). "The town of Giddings was named for him in 1871." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photos and biographical sketches of the Giddings Family, including Jabez Demming Giddings, member of the 11th Legislature, pp. 64-70, and D.C. Giddings, member of the 24th Legislature, pp. 79-82. Col. D.C. Giddings "admitted his son, DeWitt Clinton Giddings, to copartnership" of law firm, p. 75. Relatives: Jabez Demming Giddings - uncle, DeWitt Clinton Giddings - nephew. The History of Brenham and Washington County, 1915.
  • Other Resources
  • Jabez Demming Giddings, birth date 10/8/1814, death date 6/25/1878, portrait, interment in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jabez Giddings, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Burning of Brenham, Select  
    Internal Improvement  
    Jefferson Davis, Petition to Release, Select  
    Judicial Districts, Select (Co-Chair) 
    Judiciary (Chair) 

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