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Barnett Gibbs Barnett Gibbs
Full Name: Barnett Gibbs
Date of birth: May 19, 1851
Date of death: October 4, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas, Kaufman, Rockwall
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 32nd Legislature, Resolution appointing a special committee to hang a portrait of the former Lieutenant Governor in the Senate chamber. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • GIBBS, BARNETT (1851-1904). Birth date 5/19/1851, death date 10/4/1904. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 74-75. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • 15th Lieutenant Governor: Barnett Gibbs. Photo and biographical sketch. Birth date 5/19/1851, death date 10/5/1904. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 241-242. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Barnett Gibbs, birth date 5/19/1851, death date 10/4/1904 on grave marker, interment in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Barnett Gibbs, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Barnett Gibbs, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Barnett Gibbs, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Deaf and Dumb Asylum (Chair) 
    Education  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads and Bridges  
    State Affairs  
     

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