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George Washington Brackenridge

San Antonio

Appointed by

Governors Ross, Culberson, Sayers, Lanham, and Campbell

Chairman Term






Date of Passing

December 28, 1920


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.