Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

Walter R. Holsey Walter Richardson Holsey
Full Name: Walter Richardson Holsey
Date of birth: September 3, 1867
Date of death: January 19, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3) (4)   30th (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
H 40 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Powell / Navarro   Navarro
H 40 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Powell / Navarro   Navarro
(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.
(2) "Place of residence" Corsicana, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal.
(3) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) Postoffice Corsicana, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) "Place of residence" Powell, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal.
(6) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
(7) Postoffice Powell, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Garitty Rifles, Spanish-American War. Obituary, 1/20/1941. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Holsey, Walter R., United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-234. Sergeant, Company I, 2nd Texas Volunteer Infantry, postoffice Powell, Texas. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Former Legislator Died Sunday After Lingering Illness: Walter R. Holsey, Well-Known Navarro Countian, Buried Monday," 1/20/1941, pp. 1, 9. Death date 1/19/1941, native of Taylor County, Georgia, "Holsey served in the Texas Legislature, 1906-1910, and in the Texas Senate from 1910-1914." Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Walter R. Holsey, birth date 9/3/1867 in Georgia, death date 1/19/1941 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Walter Richardson Holsey (1867-1941), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County. Find a Grave.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Walter R. Holsey, postoffice Powell, nativity Georgia, age 35 (born circa 1868), merchant and farmer, Democrat.
    30th Legislature (1907) - W.R. Holsey, Corsicana, Navarro County, nativity Georgia, merchant, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1868). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Asylums  
    Tobin's Book Store Account  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agriculture  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Asylums  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.