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George Washington Brackenridge

San Antonio
Appointed by
Governors Ross, Culberson, Sayers, Lanham, and Campbell
Chairman Term
Feb 1903 - Jun 1904
Nov 1886 - Jan 1911
Aug 1917 - Jan 1919
Nov 1920 - Dec 1920
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.