Howard Walling Wells

Full Name: Howard Walling Wells, Sr.
Date of birth: January 19, 1889
Date of death: March 10, 1969

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Edna / Jackson   Jackson, Wharton
H 22 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Edna / Jackson   Jackson, Wharton
H 22 Jan 9, 1923 - Sep 22, 1923 38th (1)   Democrat Edna / Jackson   Jackson, Wharton

(1) Wells resigned 9/22/1923. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, Howard Walling Wells, 3/11/1969, p. 14. "He was a representative to the Texas Legislature and was active in creating the Game and Fish Commission." Austin Statesman.
  • Howard Walling Wells, birth date 1/19/1889 in Elgin, death date 3/10/1969 in Lockhart, Caldwell County; parents P.C. Wells and Kathrine Walling. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Howard Walling Wells, Sr. (1889-1969), burial in Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Jackson County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. H.W. Wells, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.W. Wells, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.W. Wells, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Game and Fisheries (Chair) 
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
39th R.S. - 1925
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  
38th R.S. - 1923
Conservation and Reclamation  
Enrolled Bills  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  

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