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A.B. Trowell

Full Name: A. B. Trowell
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Liberty / Liberty   Liberty, Polk

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Military Service Notes

  • Possibly A.B. Trowell, Confederate States Army, Private, Company B, Infantry Waul's Legion, enlisted 1862, age 29 years, native of Alabama, married, residence in Liberty County, Texas. Ancestry.com.
  • Possibly A.B. Trowell, 1st Lieutenant, 2nd Brigade of Confederate Army, "listed on the Liberty County Census in 1850 and as a 27-year-old attorney in 1860," letter from A.B. Trowell. Texas Gulf Historical Society. The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record, Volume 30, Number 1, November 1994, Beaumont, Texas, pp. 32-34, 37, 47, crediting Texas Gulf Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - A.B. Trowel, Liberty, Liberty County, age 17, born circa 1833 in Tennessee, medical student.
    Census of 1860 - A.B. Trowel, Liberty, Liberty County, age 27, born circa 1833 in Alabama, lawyer.
    Census of 1870 - possibly A.B. Trowell, Galveston, Galveston County, age 36, born circa 1834 in Tennessee, lawyer, living in household with Mary Trowell, age 30. FamilySearch. 1850 1860 1870


  • Photograph. A.B. Trowell, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Judicial Districts, Select  
Penitentiary, Select  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Southern States, Draft Resolutions Expressive of Sympathy to  

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