W.W. Boyd

William Walter Boyd

Full Name: William Walter Boyd
Date of birth: April 16, 1887
Date of death: September 1, 1939

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise

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House District 48
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Decatur / Wise
Counties in district: Wise

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Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Services Scheduled for Game Official," 9/3/1939, p. 1. Austin American.
  • William W. Boyd, birth date 4/16/1887 in Decatur, death date 9/1/1939 in Corpus Christi, occupation: Game, Fish & Oyster Com., wife Pearl Snyder Boyd. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - W.W. Boyd, postoffice Decatur, Wise County, nativity Texas, age 44, insurance, building & loan, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • William Walter Boyd (1887-1939), headstone with Pearl Snyder Boyd, Oaklawn Cemetery, Wise County. Wise County Cemeteries, 2001.
  • Obituary, "W.W. Boyd Dies Corpus Christi," 9/7/1939, p. 1. "Walter W. Boyd was born in Wise county, near Deep Creek in 1887. He moved to Decatur with his parents in 1896 . . . He was appointed Game, Fish, and Oyster Commissioner under Pat Neff, where he served four years. Following this he was selected state representative from Wise county and served two years. After this he was in charge of the Coast Division of the Game, Fish and Oyster division which position he held up to the time of his death." Wise County Messenger.


  • Photograph. W.W. Boyd, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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42nd R.S. - 1931
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
School Districts  

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