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William B. Crockett William Barnett Crockett
Full Name: William Barnett Crockett
Date of birth: January 29, 1855
Date of death: December 29, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
(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) COLORADO CITY, TEXAS (Mitchell County). "Colorado City, the county seat of Mitchell County . . . " Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Colorado. House Journal.
(4) Colorado City, Mitchell County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Colorado. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 405-406. William Barnett Crockett, birth date 1/29/1855, born in "what was then Green county, but is now Craighead county, Arkansas, January 29, 1855, and when a year old was taken to Missisippi . . . "; marriage to Penelope Branch in 1882, county judge of Mitchell County. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - William Crockett, Mitchell County, born January 1859 in Mississippi, age 41, lawyer, spouse Nettie Crockett.
    Census of 1910 - William B. Crockett, Mitchell County, born circa 1860 in Arkansas, ago 50, lawyer/general practice, spouse Nippie B. Crockett, daughter Winne D. Crockett, son William B. Crockett, Jr. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • W.B. Crockett (1855-1912), interment in Colorado City Cemetery, Mitchell County, spouse Penelope "Neppie" Branch Crockett. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Prominent Attorney Dies," Abilene Daily Reporter, 12/30/1912, p. 6, crediting the Abilene Public Library. W.B. Crockett, death date 12/29/1912. "Judge Crockett represented this (121st) district in the lower house of the state legislature with distinction . . . He was a native of Marshall county, Mississippi . . . He also served this county as a county judge for one term." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William B. Crockett, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Judiciary  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  
     

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