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George W. Garrett George Washington Garrett
Full Name: George Washington Garrett
Date of birth: May 28, 1865
Date of death: November 30, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Elected but never sworn 38th (1) (2)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 56 Jan 11, 1921 - Nov 30, 1922 37th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 56 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
(1) 38th Legislature - Garrett elected, but never sworn. Died before taking oath of office, p. 223 . House Journal.
(2) Ludd W. Harris, sworn 1/11/1923, succeeded George W. Garrett, member-elect, died 11/30/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American.
(5) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(6) George W. Garrett, in special election 2/14/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Mark L. Wiginton, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 38th Legislature, R.S., 1/20/1923, p. 223. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch lists birth date of 5/28/1865; interment in Bell Springs Cemetery, Hill County, TX; "The Alabama McClungs," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Birth date 5/28/1865, "Limbs and Branches of the Smith Family Tree," Ancestry.com.
  • Birth date 5/29/1865; death date 11/30/1922, "Bell Springs Cemetery," Ancestry.com.
  • George Washington Garrett - birth date 5/28/1865; death date 11/30/1922, FamilySearch.
  • Accidental death of George Garrett and subsequent election of Ludd Harris mentioned in "Legislative Side Lights," 1/15/1923, p. 2. Port Arthur News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George W. Garrett, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George W. Garrett, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Agriculture  
    Banks and Banking (Vice Chair) 
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Representative Districts  
     

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