Walter Robert Perkins
Full Name: Walter Robert Perkins
Date of birth: December 16, 1881
Date of death: July 3, 1943
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911
Alice / Jim Wells
Aransas, Duval, Nueces, San Patricio
Redistricting bill for House of Representatives, Acts 1901, 27th 1st C.S., ch. 8, shows House District 94 with four counties: Aransas, Duval, Nueces, San Patricio.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
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)
Jim Wells County approved by Legislature in 1911, and formally organized in 1912.
Handbook of Texas Online
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary, Judge Walter R. Perkins, "Perkins Funeral Is Held at Alice," 7/8/1943, p. 5. "While serving as a member of the Texas Legislature in 1908-09, he introduced the bill creating Jim Wells County out of a portion of Nueces County; and he later served as the first Jim Wells County judge."
- Memorial, January 1944, p. 30.
Texas Bar Journal.
- Walter R. Perkins, birth date 12/16/1881 in Mississippi; death date 7/3/1943 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; attorney.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Death notice, Judge Walter Robert Perkins, "Judge Perkins Dies," 7/9/1943, p. 6.
Kerrville Mountain Sun.
W.R. Perkins, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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