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David Browning Culberson

David Browning Culberson, American congressman. member Texas House of Representatives, 1859-1860, 64; member Texas Senate, 1873-1875; member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 44th-54th congresses, 1875-1897; member of commission to codify laws of the United States, 1897-1900.

Background

  • Culberson, David Browning was born on September 29, 1830 in Troup County, Georgia, United States. Son of David B. and Lucy (Wilkinson) Culberson.

  • Education

    • Studied law in office William P. Chilton, Tuskegee, Alabama.

    Career

    • Bar, 1851; practiced in Dadeville, Alabama, 1851-1856, Upshur County, Texas, 1856-1860, Jefferson, Texas, 1865-1900. Member Texas House of Representatives, 1859-1860, 64. Commissioned lieutenant colonel, later colonel 18th Texas Infantry, Confederate States American, 1862, resigned, 1863.

      Adjutant and inspector general of Texas, 1863-1864. Member Texas Senate, 1873-1875. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 44th-54th congresses, 1875-1897.

      Member of commission to codify laws of the United States, 1897-1900.

    Membership

    Member Texas House of Representatives, 1859-1860, 64. Member Texas Senate, 1873-1875. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 44th-54th congresses, 1875-1897.

    Member of commission to codify laws of the United States, 1897-1900.

    Connections

    • Married Eugenia Kimbal, December 2, 1852, at least 1 son, Charles A. Admitted to Alabama.
    • father: David B. Culberson
    • mother: Lucy (Wilkinson) Culberson
    • spouse: Eugenia Kimbal
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    Born September 29, 1830
    Died March 7, 1900
    (aged 69)
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