Edward Bradford Pickett

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Edward Bradford Pickett was an attorney, a Confederate Soldier, a Texas Senator, and the President of Texas Constitutional Convention.

Edward Bradford Pickett
9th Representative of the Texas House of Representatives, District 1
In office
November 4, 1861 – March 1, 1862
Preceded bySolomon H. Pirkey
Succeeded byIsaiah Junker
Personal details
Buckingham County, Virginia, USA
DiedJanuary 26, 1882(1882-01-26) (aged 58–59)
Liberty, Liberty County, Texas, USA
Spouse(s)Virginia Orange Bell
ParentsHugh W. Pickett
Louanna Looper


Pickett was born sometime in 1823 in Buckingham County, Virginia. He served as a private in the U. S. Army in the War against Mexico, sometime in 1845. It is his service in Texas that prompted his move to Texas. But before that, he married Virginia Orange Bell. During the 1850s, he served as a lawyer in several southeastern Texas counties. He also has a brother named Howell L. Pickett (1847-1914)



He was elected as a representative for the 1st district of the Texas House of Representatives from November 4, 1861 until March 1, 1862.


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  2. ^ H., FISHER, BARBARA (15 June 2010). "PICKETT, EDWARD BRADFORD". tshaonline.org.