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Claiborne Caleb Herbert
Full Name: Claiborne Caleb Herbert
Date of birth: 1814
Date of death: July 5, 1867

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 32 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1) (2)   7th (3) (4)     Columbus / Colorado   Austin, Colorado, Fayette
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 8th Legislature - 11/7/1859, p. 4. Holdover Senator, listed in "The roll of Senators then being called, the following Senators answered to their names. . ." Senate Journal.
(3) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." 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).
(4) 7th Legislature - 11/2/1857, p. 1. Included in "roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment, being called by Districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified took their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HERBERT, CLAIBORNE C. (ca. 1814-1867). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 150, Plate No. 63. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Mexican War Veteran. Interment in Reels Bend Cemetery, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • Captain of home guard at Eagle Lake in Civil War; Colonel and aide-de-camp, 10th District, Milam, Burleson, Washington, Austin, and Colorado counties. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Claiborne Caleb Herbert, born c. 1814, death date 7/5/1867, son of Nathaniel and Clarissa (Jones) Herbert, Mexican War Veteran. Interment in Reels Bend Cemetery, Colorado County. Colorado County Cemetery Records, 2009.
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Agriculture  
    Finance  
    Indian Affairs  
    Militia  
    Ways and Means for the Protection of the Frontier, Select  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Failed Crops  
    Finance  
    Indian Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
     

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