William Wesley Lawson

Full Name: William Wesley Lawson
Date of birth: April 17, 1854
Date of death: December 16, 1926

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Annona / Red River   Red River
H 2 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Annona / Red River   Red River

(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

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen of Red River Dies: W.W. Lawson Buried Friday Within Short Distance of Birthplace," 12/19/1926, p. 3. Paris Morning News.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - William W. Lawson, Red River County, age 46, born April 1854 in Texas, farmer, spouse Margaret A.
    Census of 1910 - Will W. Lawson, Red River county, age 56, born circa 1854 in Texas, widowed. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • W.W. Lawson, birth date 4/17/1854, death date 12/16/1926 in Annona, Red River County, cotton buyer.
    William Wesley Lawson, father of Ethel Lawson Williams, death date 7/5/1965. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Ethel Lawson Williams W.W. Lawson
  • W.W. Lawson, birth date 4/17/1854, death date 12/16/1926, burial in Annona Cemetery, Annona, Red River County. Includes full name William Wesley Lawson, member of 31st-32nd Legislatures, cited to obituary in Deport Times 12/24/1926, and death records for Red River County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "W.W. Lawson Dies Thursday at Home in Red River," The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 12/17/1926, p. 1, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Liquor Traffic  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Representative Districts  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
State Asylums  
Stock and Stock Raising  
31st R.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Public Debt (Chair) 
State Asylums  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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