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George H. Abbott George H. Abbott
Full Name: George H. Abbott
Date of birth: 1845
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Fort Davis / Presidio   Crockett, Edwards, El Paso, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green
(1) When Presidio County was organized in 1871, it included the areas of present Jeff Davis and Brewster counties. Fort Davis was the county seat of Presidio County until Marfa replaced it in 1885. Jeff Davis County was not established until 1887. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 266-267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George H. Abbott, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Indian Affairs  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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