Constantine W. Buckley

Constantine W. Buckley

Full Name: Constantine W. Buckley
Date of birth: January 22, 1815
Date of death: December 19, 1865

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Nov 2, 1863 - Dec 19, 1865 10th     Sugar Land / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Matagorda, Wharton
H 47 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1)     Richmond / Fort Bend Speaker 11/4/1861-12/7/1861 and 2/2/1863-3/7/1863.   Fort Bend, Matagorda, Wharton
H 51 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Sugar Land / Fort Bend   Austin, Fort Bend
H 51 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (2)     Hodges Bend / Fort Bend   Austin, Fort Bend

(1) Darnell succeeded Constantine W. Buckley as speaker on 12/7/1861; Darnell left for the war end of Regular Session; Buckley was again speaker in 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Frontier Defense and Protection  
Judiciary (Chair) 
Military Board  
Public Debt  
Stores and Storing  
8th R.S. - 1859
Agricultural Affairs  
Judiciary (Chair) 
Slaves and Slavery  
State Affairs  
7th R.S. - 1857
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
San Saba County, Memorials Regarding Indian Depredations  
Slaves and Slavery  

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