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William Harman William Murdock Harman
Full Name: William Murdock Harman
Date of birth: October 24, 1874
Date of death: March 17, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan
H 96 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan
H 96 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan
H 96 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan
H 96 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan
H 21 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (5)   Democrat Oakdale / Liberty   Chambers, Hardin, Liberty, Tyler
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
(2) District 96 comprised of Bell, Falls, and McLennan counties; District 131 does not exist, General Laws of Texas, First and Second Called Sessions, Thirty-seventh Legislature, 1921, Ch. 6, p. 264. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) W.M. Harmon, District No. 96. House Journal.
(4) District 131; counties in district: McLennan, Bell, and Falls. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., HSR 277. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • William Murdock Harman papers. Biographical sketch. Texas Collection, Baylor University.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Harman, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Harman, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Harman, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Harman, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Harman, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Harman, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Appropriations (Chair) 
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Selling State Jobs  
    Education  
    Reductions in State Appropriations, Special  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Education  
    Oil, Gas and Mining (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Public Lands and Buildings (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Purchase Stephen F. Austin Portrait  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education  
    Forestry  
    Irrigation  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education  
    Forestry  
     

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