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W.D. Cope William Dade Cope
Full Name: William Dade Cope
Date of birth: July 17, 1852
Date of death: November 13, 1954

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 104 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Childress / Childress   Childress, Cottle, Hall, Motley
H 104 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Childress / Childress   Childress, Cottle, Hall, Motley
H 104 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Childress / Childress   Childress, Cottle, Hall, Motley
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Rites Today for Former State Official," 11/14/1954, p. B4. "William D. Cope, former Texas adjutant general" and "member of the Legislature from Childress." Austin Statesman.
  • Other Resources
  • William Dade Cope, birth date 7/17/1852, death date 11/13/1954, interment in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery with Marion Sayles Cope. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Governor causes much excitement . . . Directs personal remark at state senator, which causes uproar . . . He wants an investigation . . . The resolution introduced asks for thorough probing of activities of James E. Ferguson," 3/4/1917, pp. 1, 6, 12. Galveston Daily News.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.D. Cope, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.D. Cope, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.D. Cope, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agriculture  
    Central Investigating Committee  
    Common Carriers  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Prepare Articles of Impeachment Against Governor James E. Ferguson  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senatorial Districts  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Agriculture  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Counties  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Agriculture  
    Insurance  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Labor  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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