A.W. Coker

Andrew Wallace Coker

Full Name: Andrew Wallace Coker
Date of birth: March 6, 1880
Date of death: June 29, 1960

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
H 29 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1940 - A.W. Coker, Ward 3, Huntsville, Walker County, age 50, county judge/Walker County, wife Bissie Coker, sons Raeburn and Billie Coker. FamilySearch.
  • Andrew Wallace Coker, birth date 3/6/1880 in Polk County, death date 6/29/1960 in Cherokee County, residence in Huntsville, Walker County, retired city judge. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Andrew Wallace Coker, birth date 3/6/1880, death date 6/29/1960, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Judge A.W. Coker, Sr. of Huntsville, "former city and county judge, legislator, and school teacher," death date 6/29/1960. "Father of A.W. Coker to Be Buried," The Cherokeean (Rusk, Texas), 6/30/1960, p. 4, crediting the Singletary Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 48th Legislature (1943) - A.W. Coker, postoffice Huntsville, Walker County, nativity Texas, age 61, farmer. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. A.W. Coker, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.W. Coker, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Regulation  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
48th R.S. - 1943
Judicial Districts  
Local and Uncontested Bills  
Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
Prison System (Prison Guard Shortage), Special (Chair) 
Public Health  

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