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George Washington Brackenridge

George Washington BrackenridgeGeorge Washington Brackenridge

Image of Regent Brackenridge from the Alcalde, 1913


Colonel Brackenridge served 25 years on the Board of Regents, the longest recorded term.

George W. Brackenridge

  • Morgan, Bobbie Whitten. George W. Brackenridge and His Control of San Antonio's Water Supply, 1869-1905. Thesis presented to the faculty of the Graduate School of Trinity University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.
  • Neal, Basil Young. George W. Brackenridge: Citizen and Philanthropist. Austin, Texas, 1939. Description: M.A. Thesis -- University of Texas, 1939.
  • Sibley, Marilyn M. George W. Brackenridge: Maverick Philanthropist. Austin, 1973.


From San Antonio



Appointed by:

Governors Ross, Culberson, Sayers, Lanham, and Campbell

Term Served:

Nov 1886 - Jan 1911
Aug 1917 - Jan 1919
Nov 1920 - Dec 1920

Chairman Term:

Feb 1903 - Jun 1904

Date of Passing:

December 28, 1920

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