WHITMORE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, a Representative from Texas; born in McMinn County, Tenn., on August 26, 1824;
attended the public schools; moved to Texas in 1848; studied law; was admitted to the bar and
practiced in Tyler, Smith County, Tex.; member of the State house of representatives in 1852, 1853,
and 1858; district attorney for the ninth judicial district in 1866; appointed register in bankruptcy in
1867; upon the readmission of Texas to representation was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first
Congress and served from March 30, 1870, to March 3, 1871; unsuccessful candidate for reelection
in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Tyler, Tex., October 14,
1876; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.