Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Giddings, De Witt Clinton

Giddings, De Witt Clinton, a Representative from Texas; born in Susquehanna County, Pa., July 18, 1827; pursued an academic course; studied law in Honesdale, Pa.; was admitted to the bar in Texas in 1852 and commenced practice in Brenham, Tex.; served in the Confederate Army throughout the Civil War; member of the State constitutional convention in 1866; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of William T. Clark to the Forty-second Congress; reelected to the Forty-third Congress and served from May 13, 1872, to March 3, 1875; again elected to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); engaged in the banking business in Brenham, Tex.; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1884, 1888, and 1892; died in Brenham, Tex., on August 19, 1903; interment in Prairie Lea Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Giddings, De Witt Clinton," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1207 Original Sources, accessed October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L23T4D64TH6SNHU.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Giddings, De Witt Clinton." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1207, Original Sources. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L23T4D64TH6SNHU.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Giddings, De Witt Clinton' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1207. Original Sources, retrieved 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L23T4D64TH6SNHU.