T.W. White

Thomas Watson White

Full Name: Thomas Watson White
Date of birth: February 8, 1876
Date of death: July 4, 1955

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 10, 1911 - Dec 1, 1912 32nd (1)   Democrat Ennis / Ellis   Ellis

(1) White resigned 12/1/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Terms of Service top

House District 39
Jan 10, 1911 - Dec 1, 1912
Legislatures: 32nd (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Ennis / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis

(1) White resigned 12/1/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Dr. Thomas Watson White, 7/5/1955, p. 12. "He was a native of Ellis County and the son of a pioneer physician and surgeon. He was veteran of the Army Medical Corps in the Spanish-American War. He had served in the Texas Legislature as a representative from Ellis County." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary, Dr. Thomas Watson White, "Dr. T.W. White, 79, Dies in Houston," The Ennis Daily News, 7/5/1955, p. 5 (section 1, p. 1), crediting Ennis Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • Hospital Steward, 1st Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War (November 1898-April 1899). T. Watson or Thomas W. White, Ennis, Texas, birth date 2/8/1876, death date 7/4/1955. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Hospital Steward, 1st Regiment, Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War. Military grave marker, T. Watson White, birth date 2/8/1876, death date 7/4/1955, burial in Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Thomas W. White, Ennis, Ellis County, age 36, born circa 1874 in Texas, doctor, spouse Jessie, daughter Addlean. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. Thomas Watson White, birth date 2/8/1876 in Palmer, Texas, death date 7/4/1955 in Houston, physician, Spanish-American War veteran. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - T.W. White, postoffice Ennis, nativity Texas, age 34 (born circa 1877), physician, 34 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. T.W. White, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
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