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

Terms of Service top
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, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • 15th and 17th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Constantine W. Buckley. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • BUCKLEY, CONSTANTINE W. (1815-1865). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Constantine W. Buckley, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Constantine W. Buckley, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    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
    Education  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    San Saba County, Memorials Regarding Indian Depredations  
    Slaves and Slavery  
     

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