W.W. (Cap) King

Washington Woodruff King

Full Name: Washington Woodruff "Cap" King
Date of birth: January 5, 1880
Date of death: February 6, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Bronson / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine
H 9 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Bronson / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Lieutenant, World War I. "He had hardly begun his practice when he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the Army Intelligence Service in 1917. He resumed the practice of Law in Dallas in 1919." 56th Legislature, R.S., HSR 225. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. W.W. (Cap) King, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W. King, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Claims and Accounts  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  
State Departments and Permanent School Fund, Special  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  

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