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George Farmer Burgess

George Farmer Burgess, American congressman. member 57th to 63d Congresses (1901-1913), 10th Texas Dist.

Background

  • Burgess, George Farmer was born on September 21, 1861 in Wharton County, Texas, United States. Son of Doctor C. H. A. Burgess.

  • Education

    • Public school education.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1882, in practice at Gonzales, Texas County attorney Gonzales County, 1886-1889. Presidential elector, 1892. Member 57th to 63d Congresses (1901-1913), 10th Texas District and 63d and 64th Congresses (1913-1917), 9th Texas District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 57th to 63d Congresses (1901-1913), 10th Texas Dist.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Louise Sims, December 28, 1888.
    • father: Doctor C. H. A. Burgess. Burgess
    • spouse: Marie Louise Sims
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    Born September 21, 1861
    Died December 31, 1919
    (aged 58)
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