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W.A. Hanger William Arthur Hanger
Full Name: William Arthur Hanger
Date of birth: October 9, 1869
Date of death: June 8, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   28th (3)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant Senate President Pro Tempore (29th)   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
S 30 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (4)   26th (5)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
(1) 29th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/10/1905, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold over Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(5) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 233, pp. 2198-2199. Birth date 10/9/1869, death date 6/8/1944. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, p. 131. Texans and Their State: A Newspaper Reference Work, 1918.
  • Memorial, October 1944, p. 334. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • William Arthur Hanger, birth date 10/9/1869, death date 6/8/1944, interment in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait William B. [sic] Hanger, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • "Services Set for Texas Bar Vet," 6/9/1944, p. 2 (Fort Worth, Associated Press). Died Thursday at 9:40 p.m., 6/8/1944. San Antonio Light.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agricultural Affairs  
    City and Town Corporations  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    County and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Pan American College of Commerce  
    Rules (Chair) 
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Rules  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Town and City Corporations  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Apportionment  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Visit Storm Stricken District of Texas Coast (Co-Chair) 
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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