W.D. McFarlane

William Doddridge McFarlane

Full Name: William Doddridge McFarlane
Date of birth: July 17, 1894
Date of death: February 18, 1980

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 13, 1931 40th (3)   41st (1) (2)   Democrat Graham / Young   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
H 109 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Graham / Young   Jack, Young
H 109 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Graham / Young   Jack, Young

(1) "Fifteen State Senators Must Seek Re-Election in Summer", 1/3/1930, p. 2. Big Spring Daily Herald.
(2) 41st Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/8/1929, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 40th Legislature - Certificate of New Senators and Roll Call of New Senators, 1/11/1927, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • McFARLANE, William Doddridge (1894-1980). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/20/1929, p. 4. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, September 1980, p. 854. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • "During the First World War was commissioned a second lieutenant in August 1918, and served until honorably discharged on December 13, 1918." McFARLANE, William Doddridge (1894-1980). Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • William Doddridge McFarlane, 2nd Lieutenant Infantry, birth date 7/17/1894, residence in Graham, Texas, enlisted 5/19/1918, discharged 12/13/1918. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • United States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, World War I. William Doddridge McFarlane, birth date 7/17/1894, death date 2/18/1980, biographical sketch, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, Young County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Agricultural Affairs  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Labor (Vice Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Highways and Motor Traffic  
State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  
40th R.S. - 1927
Agricultural Affairs  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Federal Relations  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Judicial Districts  
Labor (Vice Chair) 
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Penitentiaries  
State Song  
Stock and Stock Raising  
39th R.S. - 1925
Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
38th R.S. - 1923
Establishing a Branch of Texas State Normal School at Decatur, Investigate, Joint Committee  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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