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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