W.H. Driggers

William Howard Driggers

Full Name: William Howard Driggers
Other surnames: Driggars
Date of birth: October 26, 1850
Date of death: March 21, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Willis / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery
H 26 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Willis / Montgomery   Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
H 26 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Willis / Montgomery   Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

(1) 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

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • Census of 1910 - Wm. H. Driggers, Montgomery County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Alabama, farmer, wife Emma M., daughter Mary Lizzie.
    Census of 1920 - William H. Driggars, Montgomery County, age 69, born circa 1851 in Alabama, farmer, widowed.
    Census of 1930 - William H. Driggars, Montgomery County, age 79, born circa 1851 in Alabama, farmer.
    W.H. Driggras, marriage to Emma Wood, 8/1/1880 in Montgomery County, Texas. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1930 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • William Howard Driggans [Driggars], birth date 10/26/1850 in Alabama, death date 3/21/1943 in Willis, Montgomery County, farmer, widowed. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.H. Driggars' wife, Mary Emily Driggars, birth date 8/8/1847, death date 1/19/1913, burial in Willis Cemetery, Willis, Montgomery County, with daughter Mary E. Driggars. Find a Grave.
  • "Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Wood Dead," 6/16/1909, p. 7. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Wood died at Willis, Texas, 6/12/1909, pioneer of Montgomery County, and mother of Mrs. W.H. Driggars. Houston Post.
  • Name spelled interchangeably as Driggers or Driggars in newspapers from Conroe, Willis, and Montgomery County, 1902-1922. For example, W.H. Driggers, candidate for Representative, Willis Progress, 9/10/1908, p. 4, Montgomery County Memorial Library; and W.H. Driggars, candidate for House of Representatives, "Clarke Withdraws in Favor of W.H. Driggars," Conroe Courier, 6/23/1922, pp. 1, 5, crediting Montgomery County Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). June 23, 1922 September 10, 1908
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - W.H. Driggers, postoffice Willis, nativity Alabama, age 57 (born circa 1850), farmer, 30 years in Texas, Democrat.
    31st Legislature (1909) - W.H. Driggers, postoffice Willis, nativity Alabama, age 61 (born circa 1848), farmer, 32 years in Texas, Democrat, member former legislatures: 30th.
    38th Legislature (1923) - W.H. Driggers, postoffice Willis, nativity Alabama, age 70 (born circa 1853), farmer, Democrat, member former legislatures: 30th-31st. Texas Legislative Manual. 30th 31st 38th

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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Health  
School Districts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Counties  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health  
Stock and Stock Raising  
31st R.S. - 1909
Agriculture  
Counties  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health  
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30th R.S. - 1907
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Forestry  
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Penitentiaries  
Public Debt  
State Asylums  
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